Lucille Stevens Robbins
Lucille Stevens Robbins
  • August 7, 1919 - August 27, 2017
  • Brandon, Mississippi

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Lucille "Lucy" Stevens Overby Robbins, 98, passed away on August 27, 2017. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm on Friday, September 1, 2017 in the chapel of Baldwin-Lee Funeral Home, Pearl, MS, with visitation preceding the funeral from 1:00 to 2:00 pm. The burial will follow at Johns Cemetery in Johns, MS. The Rev. Ricky James of St. Luke's United Methodist Church will officiate.

Lucille was born in Braxton, MS on August 7, 1919 to Wilson W. and Nola Welch Stevens. She graduated from Johns High School, Johns, MS and continued her education at Southern Mississippi in the School of Nutrition Administration.

Lucille worked as a school dietitian for Jackson Public Schools and Rankin County Public Schools. She retired in 1987.

Lucille is survived by her daughter, Martha Overby Roberts, her sons, Walter Overby and Newell Overby; along with grandchildren, Steve Overby, David Overby, Christy LeSage, and great grandchildren, Sarah, Christopher, Molly, and Julia. She is also survived by her sister, Mary "Boots" Walter, nephew, Chip Walter, and niece, Susie Angelo. Lucille is preceded in death by her parents; sister, Lavelle Mayfield; husband, Willie D. Overby, and husband, Billy Robbins.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to Johns Cemetery Association, c/o Sandra Maddox, 1608 John Shiloh Rd., Brandon, MS 39047.

The family of Lucille Robbins wishes to thank Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland, MS for the love and support they gave us.