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Shelby RobbinsShelby Robbins, 76, formerly of the Webster community, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday morning, March 26, 2014.
She was born on September 4, 1937 in Middlesboro, Kentucky to Eldon and Maxine Sizemore Longworth, both of whom preceded her in death. She was a 1955 graduate of Whitewater High School. Shelby married Dale Robbins on October 6, 1957. They were blessed with three children and 56 years of happiness.
Shelby was a homemaker and also worked at US Bank, from where she retired after 26 years of service. She was a faithful member of the Fountain City Wesleyan Church who lived her faith as a selfless woman devoted to helping others and loving her family.
Shelby will be missed by her husband, Dale; daughters, Jennifer Hughes and her husband, Jim; and Julie Harvey; son, Mark Robbins and his wife, Jennifer; grandchildren, Alex Hughes, Ashton Harvey, Tyler Stanley and Thomas Stanley; sisters, Marlene Jackson, Cheryl Scott and Sandra Moreland; brother, Stan Longworth and his wife, Doris; and several nieces & nephews.
A funeral ceremony will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, March 31, at the Smith & McQuiston Funeral Home, 321 US 27 South, Fountain City. Interment will follow in Willow Grove Cemetery.
Family and friends may gather for visitation from 11:00 a.m. â 2:00 p.m. on Monday, March 31, at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be sent to the National Stroke Association, 9707 East Easter Lane, Suite B, Centennial, Colorado 80112.
We were very sorry to hear about Shelby. Our prayers are with you and family. May God be with you and give you comfort.
Paul and Sue Warner Mar 31 2014 12:00 AM
Shelby was a wonderful mother and grandmother and played such an important part in the raising of our son, Alex. She was a positive role model in so many ways and a great source of encouragement to all of her children and grandchildren. Her strong Christian faith has helped each of us through difficult times. She was a true blessing to all who knew her and she will be sincerely missed by every one of us. Our cherished memories of her love and faithfulness will be one of her greatest gifts to family and friends alike.
Jim Hughes Mar 30 2014 12:00 AM
Dale & all children - Doc & I were shocked and so sorry to hear about Shelby. You have our deepest sympathy. She was such a wonderful person and friend. We will miss her jokes and laughes - goodness knows we had many over the years, especially with our kids. I will never forget the day David picked a few of her flowers along the side of the house and brought them to me. If there is anything we can do, just let us know. God bless.
Doc & Donna Mink Mar 30 2014 12:00 AM
Dear Jennifer, Jim, and family,
Our thoughts and prayers are with you. If there is anything we can do, now or in the future, please call. We love you guys and are here when you need us.
Cheree and Fred Culpepper Mar 30 2014 12:00 AM
My sincere sympathy to all of you. Shelby was at Second National when I worked there in the early 60's. She was always sincere and kind to all! Loved her beautiful smile! Enjoyed talking with her whenever I would see her out shopping. You are all in my prayers.
Ruth Werner Mar 30 2014 12:00 AM
Please accept my deepest sympathy for your loss. I know you will miss your MOM so much. I remember when we all went to Cincinnati together and had such fun. "Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of His saints." No more suffering, no more pain, no more tears, no more hospitals. She is safe in the arms of Jesus. May you feel God's comfort and peace as your mourn her physical loss, but you know where she is and that her HOMEGOING is glorious.
Connie Coddington Mar 30 2014 12:00 AM
I AM SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS, SHELBY WAS JUST A WONDERFUL PERSON. SHE WILL BE MISSED.
DORIS L.(RIDENOUR) ARMSTRONG
DORIS (RIDENOUR) ARMSTRONG Mar 29 2014 12:00 AM
Please accept our sympathy to all of the family. She was a very special person, always so pleasant and nice. May God be with you all and comfort you through this time.
Joe & Sheryl Hengstler Mar 29 2014 12:00 AM
I was so sorry to hear about your loss of Shelby. She was such a lovely person. You're all in my thoughts and prayers.
Lynnette Stout Mar 29 2014 12:00 AM
Dear Robbins Family, God will help you this I can promise, and your precious memories will keep you. Our hearts are with all of you, please know lots of hearts are with you. Love, The Cain Family
carol cain Mar 28 2014 12:00 AM