Ruby Robbins

Thursday, December 18, 2014

TRUMANN - Mrs. Ruby Alice Boling Robbins of Trumann, died Monday, Dec. 15, 2014 at White River Medical Center in Batesville at the age of 95. She was born in Lake City and lived most of her lifetime in Trumann. Mrs. Robbins was retired from Singer Company, past Worthy Grand Matron of Eastern Star, a member of United Methodist Women and a member of First United Methodist Church in Trumann. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lee Roy "Buddy" Robbins; one son, Bobby Robbins; four brothers, Eugene Boling, Herschel Boling, Clyde Boling, and Ray Boling; and her parents, Willis and Ruth Bryant Boling.

She is survived by one daughter, Melba Jean O'Brien of Batesville; one son, Don Robbins of West Memphis; one sister, Vivian Huckabee of Barlett, Tenn.; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were Dec. 18 in the chapel of Thompson Funeral Home with Rev. Jim Wilson officiating. Burial followed in Jonesboro Memorial Park Cemetery in Jonesboro.

Pallbearers were grandsons, Mark O'Brien, Donald C. Robbins, Gregory D. Robbins, Matthew Robbins, Stephen Robbins and Brett Mize.

In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial donations be made to First United Methodist Church, 220 Pine Ave., Trumann, AR 72472.

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