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1940 WILMA 2019


October 27, 1940 — February 7, 2019

Wilma Jean (Jones) Dobbs, age 78 years, three months and 11 days, passed away on Thursday, February 7, 2019, at her home in Stearns, Kentucky.

She was born October 27, 1940, in the Slaven community of Stearns.  She was the daughter of the late Richard Jones and Eliza Gregory Jones.   She was united in marriage to the late Dester Dobbs on November 28, 1959.  To this union was born 14 children:

Carolyn Dobbs Abbott (husband Tom) of Stearns

Kathy Dobbs Dishman (husband Wayne) of Stearns

Bradley Dobbs of Stearns

Frank Dobbs (wife Donna) of Stearns

Irene Dobbs Ard (husband Micky) of Monticello

Julie Dobbs Smith (husband Charles) of Stearns

Twins: Zora and Nora Dobbs, both deceased

Thomas Dobbs (and Dealie Strunk) of Stearns

Sandy Dobbs Lowe (husband Shane) of Stearns

Randy Dobbs (wife Lynn) of Stearns

David Dobbs (wife Kim) of Monticello

Timothy Dobbs (wife Becky) of Stearns

Janie Dobbs Adkins (husband Jason) of Stearns

There are 26 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren and five great,

She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, two children, one granddaughter,Carrie Abbott, eight brothers: Reese, Austin, Cecil, Homer, Willie, Clifford, Oscar, and Ray Jones and a sister, Dorothy Jones Dennis, also two great-great grandchildren have passed, Raymond Kay and Damon Dewayne Troxell.

Survivors include 12 children and one brother, Charley Jones of Monticello, Kentucky

Wilma Jean was a member of the Cedar Grove Baptist Church.  She enjoyed ginsenging, gardening, deer hunting, and being outdoors but especially spending time with her family and friends.

Funeral services:  11:00 a.m., Wednesday, February 13, 2019, McCreary County Funeral Home Chapel

Burial:  Bud Gregory Cemetery, Stearns, Kentucky

Visitation: Tuesday from 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.


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Tuesday, February 12, 2019

6:00 - 9:00 pm (Eastern time)


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