Laura Ann Robbins

December 13, 1926 - May 25, 2018


Laura Ann Robbins, age 91, of Mena, Arkansas, died Friday, May 25, 2018 in Pencil Bluff, Arkansas. She was born on Monday, December 13, 1926 to William Henry and Emma Lee Williams Blanks in San Angelo, Texas.

Ann was a member of the Northside Church of Christ in Mena where she enjoyed fellowshipping with her church family. She lived her life for the Lord. Ann had the gift of hospitality and was a gracious hostess. She loved her family and enjoyed nature. Ann also enjoyed working in her garden, baking sweets for her family, and cooking; her family loved her red beans. Ann and her family were honored as Polk County Farm Family of the Year; she was very proud of her family's dedication to the family farm. Ann was a loving mother, grandmother, sister, and friend and will be missed by all who knew her.

Ann was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Wilburn Robbins; her daughter in law, Brenda Robbins and her sister in law, Ann Blanks.

Ann is survived by three sons and two daughters in law, Tim Robbins of Mena, Mark and Karen Robbins of Mena, and Will and Laura Robbins of Pearl River, Louisiana; two daughters and sons in law, Jan and Bob Young of Tulsa, Oklahoma, and Trish and Gordon Petrosky of Billings, Montana; her brother and sister, Bill Blanks of Tolar, Texas and Morgann Jack of San Luis Obispo, California; eleven grandchildren, sixteen great grandchildren, and one great-great grandchild, plus several nieces and nephews and numerous relatives and friends.

The interment will be Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 10:00 A.M. at the Pinecrest Memorial Park in Mena under the direction of Bowser Family Funeral Home in Mena. A memorial service will follow the burial at 11:00 A.M. at the Northside Church of Christ in Mena. No visitation is planned. Arrangements are entrusted to Bowser Family Funeral Home in Mena.

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5-26-18 11:45 a.m. 

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