Mae left this world to be with her Lord on Dec. 22, 2012, at the Mercer County Hospital with her family at her side.
Mae was born on Sept. 24, 1933, in Alexis, to Ray and Stella Hildredth Richardson. She married Harold "Jess" Robbins on May 15, 1959. He preceded her in death on March 5, 2004.
Mae and Jess owned and operated Robbins Excavating in Viola more than 25 years. They both enjoyed driving semis before retirement.
Mae was a member of the Viola United Methodist Church. She loved spending time with her grandchildren, great-grandchildren and her many cherished friends and family.
Those left to cherish Mae's memory include her grandchildren, Bonnie Melleny and companion, Walter Miller, Viola, Steven and Kristie Melleny, Little York; great-grandchildren, Watson and Walt Miller and Alexander and Alexia Melleny; a special niece and her family, Sandy Daves and her children, Maisie, Eric and Malcolm, New Windsor; an uncle, Dan Hildredth, Elma, Wash.; nephews, Steve Robbins, Tom Richardson, Gene Daves, Vern Daves and many other nieces, nephews and cousins. Also surviving is a special friend, Rodney Thirtyacre, Viola. Mae was preceded in death by her parents; husband; daughter, Connie Melleny; son, Kenny Robbins; brothers, Bob and Kenny Richardson; a sister, Jean Robbins; and a great-grandson, Jessie Miller.
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