3/16/2016 – Bobbie S. MacDonald, Clayton

Mrs. Bobbie S. MacDonald, age 67, of House Road, died Tuesday at her residence, where she was under the care of her family and Hospice of Jefferson County.

Calling hours will be Friday, March 25th, from 4-7pm, at the T.R. Jetty Funeral Home in Clayton.

Bobbie was born, Oct. 20th, 1948, in Davis, Oklahoma, daughter of Leo and Erma Collum Hignight.

On Sept. 7th, 1968, she married Bruce MacDonald in California. Bruce died May 27th, 1996 at age 53.

Bobbie worked for a time at United States Customs and Immigration Services and worked as a Supervisor in Mail Processing at the Watertown Post Office, retiring in 2000.

She was a member of the Colon Couch Post 821 American Legion Ladies Auxiliary.

Bobbie enjoyed playing tickets, playing quick draw, bowling, shopping, going to dinner, and especially her family.

Surviving is one daughter, Cassandra (Mike) Gushlaw of Clayton; two grandsons, Cory and Cole Gushlaw of Clayton; two sisters, Mary Webber of Nevada, and Karen Hignight of California; one brother, Robert of California; nieces and nephews.

One grandson, Michael, died in 1989, and one brother, Wesley, died in 2014.

Donations can be made in her name to the Clayton American Legion Colon Couch Post 821.


  1. Denise Calhoun Posted

    Bobbi will be missed by many, I’d never meant such a kind loving person. I was proud to call her a friend. I’ll miss our lunches at the Koffee Kove. Rest in peace,

  2. Denise Calhoun Posted

    Bobbi will be missed by many, I was proud to call her a friend.

  3. Lance&Karla Peterson Posted

    Mike,Cassie and family, so sorry to hear about Bobbie, our thoughts and prayers go out to you all.

  4. Walt and Gail Christensen Posted

    Cassie, Mike and Family,
    We are so sorry. Always fun to see your Mom, she truly cared about people and always had a smile. She was so proud of you.

  5. Shayne (Scales) Lippincott Posted

    Cassie, Mike and family,
    My condolences to your family. My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. May she rip.

  6. Diane Reff Morinigo Posted

    Cassie, Mike, Cory and Cole,

    So sorry for your loss. She will be so missed by Aunt Bert. She was a special lady. She was taken away at such a young age. Special thoughts are being sent your way.

    Diane Reff Morinigo

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