GREENVILLE - Phyllis Joan Robbins, 80, of Greenville, Ohio, passed away on March 3, 2013, at 3:40 p.m. at her residence.
She was born Dec. 6, 1932, in Darke County, Ohio, the daughter of the late Corliss Burdett and Martha Evora (Sothoren) Dininger.
She worked as a nursing assistant at Wayne Hospital for 10 years, the Brethren's Home for two years, and at Rest Haven, retiring in 1993. She was a member of First Congregational Christian Church, the Women's Fellowship; and was an avid bowler.
She is preceded in death by her parents; brother, Robert Earl Dininger; sister, Betty Jean Tharp; son-in-law, Carl L. Westfall II.
She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Richard Robbins, whom she married May 17, 1952; children and spouses, Rick and Darla Robbins of Rossburg, Christina Westfall of New Lebanon, Mark Robbins of Greenville, Jeff and Nicole Robbins of Greenville; 12 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Marilyn Jane Emmons, Marilyn Jean Robbins; numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday at 11:30 a.m. at First Congregational Christian Church, 115 W. Fifth St., Greenville, Ohio, with Rev. Ted McCurdy officiating. Burial will follow in Greenville Township Memorial Gardens.
Family will receive friends two hours prior to services on Saturday at the church. Arrangements are being handled by Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio. Memorial contributions may be given to State of the Heart Hospice. Condolences for the family may be sent to www.zecharbailey.com