Obituary for Berta Jean Dobbins

Berta Jean Dobbins, 86, passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 10, 2018.  Jean was a lifelong member of the Dublin, VA community and is preceded in death by her husband, Curtis Luther Dobbins.  She is survived by her loving family, including her daughter Sharon Dobbins Farris and her daughter’s husband Rodney Richard Farris of Abingdon, VA, as well as their son Jay Richard Farris of Dallas, TX; her daughter Donna Dobbins Surber of Pulaski, VA and her sons Brent Jackson Surber and Cory Summers Surber, as well as their spouses, Jeff Michael Wells and Lauren Kuhmerker Surber, of New York, NY and Falls Church, VA, respectively.  Jean was a devoted grandmother who recently welcomed Cory’s and Lauren’s newborn son, Ryker Summers Surber, making her a proud great grandmother.  As a Methodist Christian, Jean attended Dublin United Methodist Church.  Her family thanks members of that community for their love and support over the years.  Her family will receive friends and family on Monday, February 12, 2018 from 1:00PM – 2:00PM ET at Seagle Funeral Home in Pulaski, VA.  She will be laid to rest at Highland Memorial Gardens in Dublin, VA.  In lieu of flowers, her family requests that donations be made in her honor to Dublin United Methodist Church.