Nadine Estelle Robbins

Friday, July 20, 2007

Nadine Estelle Robbins, 72, Nevada, Mo., died Thursday, July 19, 2007, at Christian Health Care in Nevada, Mo. She was born Dec. 4, 1934, in Joplin, Mo., to Louie R. Owens and Dorothy A. Griggs Owens.

Nadine grew up in the Nevada, Springfield and Joplin, Mo., areas. She lived the past six-in-a-half years in Nevada. She was a Baptist and a devoted rnother, grandmother and friend. She deeply touched everyone who knew her.

Survivors include six daughters, Helen Hudson and her husband John, Kansas City, Mo., Monalisa Robb and Theresa Wallace and her husband Carl, both of Melbourne, Fla., Sheryll Evans and her husband Doug, Colorado Springs, Colo., Charlotte Spolar and her husband George, Gladstone, Mo., and Judy Robb, Milo, Mo.; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews; one sister, Rosetta Nichols and her husband Lester, Nevada, Mo.; three brothers, Sanford Owens, Forrest Owens and George Owens, all of Springfield. She was preceded in death by her parents, one son, James Robb; and one brother, Don Owens.

Graveside services will he held at 2 p.m., Monday July 23, at Newton Burial Park in Nevada, with Jim Wilson and Mark Shaffer officiating. Friends may call now and until the hour of service at Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Monday afternoon between 1-2.

The family suggests that memorials may be made in her honor to either the American Cancer Society or Regional Hospice in care of the funeral home.

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