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Bobbie Lynn (Holland) Motsinger

Bobbie Lynn (Holland) Motsinger passed away peacefully in Houston, Texas, on February 19, 2022, with many family members by her side. She was preceded in death by her parents, Bob & Virginia Holland.

Bobbie was born June 19, 1945, in Maryville, Missouri, to Virginia Mae (Harvey) Holland and Bobby Burdette Holland. She graduated early from Sheridan High School in 1962. She later attended Northwest Missouri State University for one year and then attended the University of Missouri for one year. Bobbie then moved back to Grant City, Missouri, and returned to Northwest Missouri State University, where she earned her elementary education degree with a minor in Art in the spring of 1975.

Bobbie was united in marriage to James Paul Motsinger on March 28, 1964, at the First Christian Church of Sheridan Mo. To this union, three children were born Scott & (wife) Beverly Motsinger, Chad & (wife) Kellie Motsinger, and Mathew & (wife) Kelli Motsinger. In addition, she is survived by six grandchildren: James & (wife) Ari Motsinger, Zachary & (wife) Emily Motsinger, Mitchell & (wife) Ashlie Motsinger, Cullen Motsinger, Alexander Motsinger, Kathryn Motsinger, Conner Motsinger, and Ella Curran. She was the eldest of four siblings: Keitha and husband Joe Kaminski, Stephanie and husband David Pudik, Scott Brian & wife Terri Holland. She was also survived by many nieces and nephews and a brother & sister-in-law, Joe and Sebyl Motsinger.

She began teaching in Stanberry Mo. for one year and then taught at Worth County R-III Grant City Mo. for several years. She and Jim moved to Cameron, Mo. where she taught from 1980 to 1984. They moved to Houston, Texas, where she continued teaching at Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District until she retired in 2006.

Bobbie was a very artistic and creative person. She loved to sketch and paint pictures for her classroom and friends. Her artwork was featured in several publications, such as the weekly Bulletin for the First Christian Church of Grant City Mo., and many of the Cameron Mo civic theater playbills and theater posters. She was a member of the 2nd Baptist Church in Houston, TX, and enjoyed being a part of the church’s Bible Study Fellowship (BSF).

The funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 1, 2022, at the First Christian Church in Grant City. Burial will follow the service at the Fletchall Cemetery north of Grant City. Prugh-Dunfee Funeral Home of Grant City is handling funeral arrangements. Online condolences may be left at

Flowers may be delivered to the funeral home before the service or to the First Christian Church in Grant City on Tuesday, March 1, 2022 before the service. Memorials may be made to First Christian Church of Grant City or Fletchall Cemetery in Grant City.

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