Laura Virginia Harmon Robins went home to be with the Lord Thursday, May 31, 2012. She was born December 22, 1921, in Muskogee, Oklahoma to Benjamin Harmon and Ellen Johnson Harmon and resided in Porum, Oklahoma. There she met her husband to be, Lester R. Robins. They were married May 29, 1939, in Muskogee, Oklahoma. They were lifelong sweethearts and were married for 73 years. They moved to Orange in 1946, where they raised their family. Those left to cherish her memory are her husband, Lester R. Robins of Orange; brothers, Robert Harmon of Bakersfield, California, Kenneth Harmon of Kiota, Oklahoma; sons, Donald R. Robins and fiance', Shirley Colvin of Bridge City, Joel H. Robins and wife, Sue of Friendswood; daughter, Becky Robins Smith and husband, Mason of Orange; grandchildren, Janie Harris and husband, Joel, Austin Taylor (Ty) Robins and wife, Sarah, Angela Delk and husband, Joe; great-grandchildren, John and Katie Harris, Jay Mason Delk; and cat, Sunday. She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Bill Harmon, Mac Harmon, Frank Harmon, Jimmy Harmon; sister, Cynthia Nickel and husband, Herbert; and granddaughter and namesake, Laura Robins. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, June 6, 2012, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be Reverend Barry Bradley, pastor of First Baptist Church Orange. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens near Bridge City. Visitation will be from 5:00-8:00 p.m. Tuesday, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. The family wishes to thank her special caretaker, Britney LeBlanc, for her loving care the last year of her life. They also want to thank Jean McBride and the staff of Milestones for their care and support.
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Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on June 3, 2012