Thelma Dobbiins

Published 5:54 pm Monday, January 3, 2011

Thelma Dobbins

Thelma Dobbins, 86, of Brundidge, formerly of Albany, Georgia died Friday, December 31, 2010 at Dale Medical Center in Ozark. The funeral service for Mrs. Dobbins was at 3 p.m. Monday, January 03, 2011 at Kimbrell-Stern with entombment to follow in Crown Hill Mausoleum.

The family received friends at the funeral home on Monday from 2 p.m. until the funeral hour.

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A native of Brundidge, Mrs. Dobbins had lived in Albany for a great number of years before moving back to Alabama. Mrs. Dobbins was a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She was a Baptist and loved to read, smile and travel.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Elda Dobbins; a daughter, Jimmie Arleen Dobbins and her parents, Joseph W. and Ozella Thomas Borden.

She is survived by her daughter, Sherry Patsy Barnes of Brundidge; son, Richard Arley Dobbins, Sr. and his wife Ann of Albany; four grandchildren, Richard A. Dobbins, Jr. and his wife April, Mark Adams and his wife Jeanine, Heath Adams and his wife Kelly, Andrea Knowlton and her husband, Timothy; her great-grandchildren, Shelby, Megan, Jacob, Allegra, Shawna, Whitney, Kenzie and Emily; brother, Joseph Wilford Borden of Arkansas; sisters, Velma Love Cordova, Olene Butts and Mildred Tew all of Alabama; sister-in-law, Carolyn Tew of Colorado; several nieces and nephews.

You may sign the online guest register and share your thoughts and memories with the family of Mrs. Dobbins by visiting Kimbrell-Stern’s website at