Modell Robbins

HOUSTON – Mamie Modell Hatcher Robbins, 77, formerly of Ripley, died Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. She was born Aug. 24, 1935, to Luther Hatcher and Hazel Robertson Hatcher. She was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church. She worked at Delta Trousers-Meadow Sportswear in Okolona.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Ripley Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Bill Baker officiating. Burial will in Pine Grove Cemetery.

She is survived by one daughter, Lisa McCary (Mark) of Houston; one son, Marty Robbins (Cindy) of Mooreville; two sisters, Diane Reeves of Blue Springs and Eloise Hurt of Ripley; two brothers, Lane Hatcher (Lettie) of Dumas and Johnny Hatcher (Eva) of Guntown; one brother-in-law, Montroy Robbins; one grandchild, Nicholas McCary of Houston.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Edgar A. Robbins; her parents; eight sisters, Angie Till, Nettie Newby, Sally Robbins, Lorene Grant, Ludie Wilbanks, Bessie Holt, Ruby Haynes and Maybelle Hurt; and five brothers, Jody, Hyman, Orvid, Murry and Loyd Hatcher.

Pallbearers will be Kenneth Wilbanks, Jr. Wilbanks, Edward Martin, Dale Wilbanks, Mark McCary and Nicholas McCary.

Visitation will be from 5 until 8 p.m. Friday at Ripley Funeral Home.

To view obituaries online and sign the guestbook, visit