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Visitation

Seaver-Brown Chapel
Saturday February 20th, 2016
6:00pm - 8:00pm

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Funeral

Elizabeth United Methodist Church
Sunday February 21st, 2016
2:00pm - 3:00pm

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Graveside Service

Pugh Cemetery
Sunday February 21st, 2016
3:00pm - 3:30pm

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Della Gay Irvin Robbins

SUGAR GROVE, Va.: DELLA GAY IRVIN ROBBINS, age 85, passed away on Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at UVA Culpeper Regional Hospital in Culpeper, Va. She was born on May 17, 1930 in Blue Springs, Va. to the late James and Nellie Irvin. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Robbins; grandson, Travis Berry; and 12 brothers and sisters. Mama was a member of Elizabeth United Methodist Church. She was certainly active within the community for numerous years of her life. From assisting with numerous things at Sugar Grove and Adwolfe Fire Department’s; being an active member with the Seven Mile Ford Moose Lodge, 1004; and of course the 30 plus years of service she and daddy put in at Country stores at Thomas Bridge, her life was evidence enough for the enjoyment she had for helping and serving the community. Everyone who ever had the pleasure of knowing mama knew she enjoyed her Dr. Pepper, but she will be remembered most as a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend to all who knew her. Family remaining to cherish her memory includes 2 daughters, Wanda Pickle of Myrtle Beach, SC, and Felicia R. Mann and husband, Don of Culpeper, Va.; grandchildren, Jennifer Patterson of Marion, Charlie Pickle and wife, Vicki of Natural Bridge, Va., and Adam Berry and wife, Chasity of Ferrum, Va.; 10 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild; 2 sisters, Beulah Burse of New Jersey, and Frances Bennett of Sugar Grove, Va; 1 brother, Laney Irvin of Sugar Grove, Va.; and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, February 21, 2016 at 2 p.m. at Elizabeth United Methodist Church in Teas, Va. Graveside services will follow at Pugh Cemetery, in Teas. The family will receive friends on Saturday, February 20, 2016 at Seaver-Brown Chapel from 6 until 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Elizabeth United Methodist Church, 5154 Sugar Grove Hwy, Sugar Grove, Va. 24375. Expressions of sympathy may be made to the family at www.seaver-brown.com. Seaver-Brown Funeral Service and Crematory, Marion is honored to serve the Robbins family. (276) 783-7107

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Guestbook

Thinking of Mammaw Della today and everyday I am thankful for all the time and love she was so willing to give she made a difference in my life and the lives of my family

Rhonda "Dee Dee" Oakes Kilgore Mar 4 2016 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Della Irvin Robbins

Rhonda "Dee Dee" Oakes Kilgore Mar 4 2016 12:00 AM

So sorry for the loss of this beautiful woman, I remember all the times that we walked down to the store and she and Harold were in there running it, miss those old country stores. May God bless you all with strength and comfort for the days ahead.

Rhonda Martin Feb 22 2016 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss she was a great woman

Destiny Feb 21 2016 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Della Irvin Robbins

Destiny Feb 21 2016 12:00 AM

Felicia, I'm so sorry about the loss of your mother. I wish I could have attended the viewing; however I'm still taking care of Daddy and can't leave him. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers. Love you, Helen

Helen Keen Feb 20 2016 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss- my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Hope all the good memories helps comfort you at this time.

Janet Castelow Feb 20 2016 12:00 AM

I am so so saddened to hear of this. I loved her smile and loved talking to her.. she was a wonderful lady.. I am again so sorry.. my prayers go out to all of you.. God bless you.. Della you will be missed!!

Janie Blevins McCready Feb 19 2016 12:00 AM

Melissa Stinnett Feb 19 2016 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Della Irvin Robbins

Melissa Stinnett Feb 19 2016 12:00 AM

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