She was born Oct. 30, 1961, in El Paso, Texas, daughter of Earl E. and Malinda A. Tubbs Foster.
Dockins was a 1981 graduate of Sikeston High School and had been a medical secretary at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo., and Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau.
Survivors include a son, Matthew Dockins of Hill Air Force Base, Utah; her father of Scott City; her mother and stepfather, Malinda and Sonny Johnson of Sikeston; a sister, Michelle Fayette of Sikeston; a stepbrother, Bruce Johnson of Sikeston; a stepsister, Tammy Baker of Sikeston; and a granddaughter.
A private service will be held at a later date. Burial will be in Old Morley Cemetery at Morley, Mo.
Blanchard Funeral Home in Sikeston is in charge of arrangements.