Naomi Kathleen Robbins

Naomi Kathleen Robbins, 78, of Pearisburg, departed this life Saturday, April 26, 2008 at Giles Memorial Hospital in Pearisburg after a long and hard-fought battle with illness. Born in McComas, WV on January 22, 1930, she was a daughter of the late John William and Thelma Grubb Farley. Kathleen was a devout Christian in the Pentecostal Churches. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 44 years Maynard L. Robbins, Sr., her step-mother Lela Farley, her brothers Frank and Charles Farley, and a sister Beulah Bailey.

She leaves to cherish her memory her immediate family, her daughter Joyce White of Pearisburg; her sons Maynard Robbins, Jr. and wife Katherine of Saline, MI, David Robbins and Gwendolyn Vest of Pearisburg, James Robbins of Pearisburg, and Lisa Robbins of Pearisburg; her grandchildren Maggie Robbins of Saline, MI, Sara Robbins of Pearisburg, Karissa Robbins of Pembroke, Alex Vest of Pearisburg; her sister Betty Belcher and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 1:00 PM in The Kendall Funeral Home at 605 Snidow St. in Pembroke with Pastor Barbara J. Wilson and Pastor Eddie Kendall officiating. Burial will follow in Birchlawn Burial Park in Pearisburg. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday evening from 6 to 8 PM. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.