She was the daughter of the late, Nellie McAlister Brown and Bill Brown. Her husband, Isaac Robbins, her brother, Ted Brown, her sister, Lora Myers and an infant sister, Mary Brown also preceded her in death.
She was born Aug. 29, 1923, in Athens and grew up in the Lamontville and the Ten Mile area.
She married Isaac Robbins in 1940 and they moved to Scottsboro/Sand Mountain Alabama area. There they were vegetable farmers including watermelons. They moved back to Tennessee to the Buck’s Pocket area and then to the Charleston area where they were produce farmers. She moved to Charleston to help take care of her parents. She was a born again Christian and is now in heaven with her family whom she missed dearly. She was a member of the Sand Mountain Baptist Church.
She never had children but was affectionately called Aunt Hazel by her nieces and nephews: Billy Brown and his wife, Carol, Wilma Brown, Kathy Jenkins, Ashley Brown and Joyce Neeley; her sister-in-law, Eula Brown Turner and a host of other extended family members also survive.
The Remembrance of Life service will be conducted today, Feb. 10, 2014, at 7 p.m. from the North Ocoee Chapel of Jim Rush Funeral Homes with the Reverend Tazz Reid officiating. A graveside service and interment will be conducted Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, at 11 a.m. from the Sunset Memorial Gardens with nephews serving as pallbearers.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 this evening before the service at 7 at the funeral homes.
You may share your condolences and your memories with the Robbins family at www.jimrushfuneralhomes.com.