Baby Ruth Teal Hobden, 94, of Orange, passed away Saturday, July 27, at Baptist Hospital in Orange. A graveside service will be at 10:00 am, Tuesday, July 30, at King Cemetery in Hartburg. Officiating will be Pastor Mike Orange.

Born in Hartburg, on June 7, 1919, Ruth was the daughter of Eugene Lester Teal and Emma Hilliard Teal. She was a long time member of the First United Pentecostal Church in Orange.

Ruth was preceded in death by her husband, Sidney F. Hobden, Jr., and daughter, Betty Ethel Erickson.

She is survived by her sons, Sidney E. Hobden of Tyler, and Benny L. Hobden of Hartburg; daughter, Emma Nugent of Palestine; son-in-law, the Rev. D.L. Erickson of Rockhill, SC; two favorite nieces, Sue Ellen Foehner of Tomball and Dorthey Faye Kirkland of West Orange; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.