May 30, 1929 – June 12, 2018
Bobbie Collins Barnes was born on May 30, 1929 in Dallas, Texas to the parentage of Oma & Robert Collins. She passed away on June 12, 2018.
Bobbie graduated from Forest Avenue High School and made her living as a dance teacher. She loved the Dallas Cowboys, Dallas Mavericks and wrestling. Bobbie loved her dance studio and although her family was small, her students & dance parents were loved as family.
She is preceded in death by husband Walter Barnes and parents Oma & Robert Collins.
She is survived by children: Cindy (Jose) Farina and Ginger (Dale) Christian, grandchildren: Lauren & Michael Collins, Jonathan Farina, Natalie & Matt Pennock and Joseph Christian as well as one great-grandchild, Nash Pennock.
A visitation will be held on Thursday, June 14, 2018 from 5-7 pm and the funeral on Friday, June 15, 2018 at 11 am. All services will be held at Grove Hill Funeral Home.
- Visitation Thursday, June 14, 2018
- Funeral Service Friday, June 15, 2018
- Committal Service Friday, June 15, 2018
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June 15, 2018
I am so sorry to hear about "Miss Bobbie's" passing. My sincere condolences to her family.
I have such fond memories of her! She was my dance instructor - jazz - from elementary school through high school, back at Gingham Girl Dance Studios. Miss Bobbie was tough, yet she was a funny person and simply fun to be around. She expected so much of us and I still use some of her stretching techniques today. Her classes prepped me for drill team before there was such a thing as "drill team prep" classes. Because of Miss Bobbie's relentless pursuit of perfection in our dance, demonstrating once, walking through with us, then having us perform on our own, I've been able to apply that kind of thinking to other sports, paying attention to small details to improve my performance.
Thank you, Miss Bobbie, for teaching me to dance, expecting the best, and most important, providing great memories.