Barbara "Bobbie" Jean Dobbins

Barbara "Bobbie" Jean Dobbins, age 76, Hamilton,  passed away on December 10, 2022, at The Liberty Hospital, Liberty.  

Bobbie was born on Jan. 5, 1946, in Cheyenne, WY, to Paul and Macon (Truitt) Hewitt.  She graduated from the Cameron, high school in 1965 and attended nursing school at North Central Missouri College in Trenton.  She spent her life caring for others in the healthcare field and also worked in the dietary departments in schools and nursing homes.  She was a homemaker and after retirement she moved to Texas with her husband and enjoyed camping and traveling.  She was a mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, and she loved to read and play games on her phone.  She also was a member of the Hamilton United Methodist Church, member of The Order of the Eastern Star, a past Girl Scout leader, and a HAM radio operator.  

On Aug. 7, 1965, she married David Dobbins, Sr., in Cameron.  He preceded her in death last year.

Bobbie was also preceded by her parents, and three brothers-in-law-Roger Thornton, Jim Thornton, and Gene Raines.

Survivors include her children-David Dobbins, Jr. (Tina), Hamilton; Delinda Dobbins, Irving, TX; and Deborah Hartley (Garrett), Kingston; grandchildren-J.C., Janette, Jeremy, Emily, Anthony, Ethan, Javier, John, Miranda, Kendra, Michael; eight great-grandchildren; Siblings-Pauline Thornton, Grand Island, Nebraska; Margaret Thornton, Lincoln, Nebraska; Mary Raines, Denver, Colorado; Doris Pollock, Bossier City, Louisiana; Dorothy Hewitt, Lincoln, Nebraska; and George Hewitt, Grand Island, Nebraska.  

Funeral Service will be 11 a.m., Fri., Dec. 16, 2022, at Bram Funeral Home in Hamilton.

Visitation will be held from 10 to 11 a.m., one hour prior to the service, at the funeral home, on Friday.

Interment is located at Rose Hill Cemetery in Breckenridge.

Memorials may be made to the family.


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