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Celebrating the life of
Nina Margie McElveen Robbins
Passed away on March 12, 2019
She was truly a Proverbs 31 woman!
Services under the direction of:
Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
912-352-7200
  • Visitation
  • 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. - Monday, March 18, 2019
  • New Hope Fellowship Church
  • 6001 Waters Avenue (Map)
    Savannah, Georgia 31406

  • Memorial Service
  • 2:00 p.m. - Monday, March 18, 2019
  • New Hope Fellowship Church
  • 6001 Waters Avenue (Map)
    Savannah, Georgia 31406

My condolences. Death is not forever--Revelation 21:-3-4, Acts 24:15. I too have lost loved ones, it's not easy at times, but there is a place where we can find help to cope with grief, 2 Corinthians 1:3-4. jw.org

Michelle , ,

Sorry to hear of Margie's passing. She was a friend of my mothers at the Corps of Engineers and took my mother, Ouida Harrison, out to lunch after retirement. She was a kind person. I know she will be missed by her family.

Sandie Harn, Savannah, ga

Dean and Lori, I was so sorry to hear about your Mom. She was an incredible lady. Please know that you all are in my thoughts and prayers. May our Lord give you much comfort and peace during this time.

Teresa Fowler, Jacksonville, FL

Lori and Dean , My prayers are with you and your family during this time. Family was a driving force in your Mother’s heart. She loved her family fiercely. It was so sweet to see how she had a devoted family that supported her during her illness . I will always remember her sweet smile. May you remember the sweet memories and remember she will always be in your heart and I will always be sitting on your shoulder telling you what to do.. Mom’s will always be Mom’s.

Catherine Jervis’s Cooper, Guyton, Ga

was real close during our growing up years, visited each other often, lived with her family for a brief time, our ages were close. she was 4 days older than me. sorry we did not get to see each other over the years, because of the distance.we were double first cousins.

Laurie McElveen McLaughlin, Pensacola, Fla.,

May sweet memories and God's amazing grace bring you comfort in the following days.

JENNIFER STONE HARLEY, NORTH AUGUSTA, SC

So sorry to hear of Margie’s passing! Would love to be able to come to visitation but due to a fairly new job, I won’t be able to get off of work. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are w the rest of you!! Much love to all!!

Teresa McElveen, Brooklet, GA

The Apostle Paul reminds us, that for the believer to be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord. To be absent from the body means faith has become sight and labor is replaced with rest and that for which the Lord has saved us is becoming realized. May all the family of Sister Margie be comforted in your loss by considering her joyful entrance into the presence of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Thomas & Gail Waters, Screven, Ga

Dean, Lori and Family, I am truly sorry for the loss of your Mother. I'll be praying for your family during this time of grief!

Sherry K Bath, Pembroke, Georgia

Yes it is true God took a beautiful woman from this earth. I will never forget her friendly smile all the time. I not only worked with her at the Corps but Mollie and I lived across the street at Franklin Apts. Love Pat and Mollie

Pat Powers and Mollie Robinson, Savannah, Ga

“...the LORD gave, and the LORD hath taken away; blessed be the name of the LORD.” (Job 1:21b)

The Lord, by His grace and goodness gave to us Margie Robbins on August 4, 1932, and by His grace and goodness took her to be with Him on March 12, 2019.  For the Christian, there is the weeping that endures for the night; but there is also the joy that comes in the morning (Psalm 30:5).  For the last three years, Margie’s health had declined to the point where her nights had become long.  But the morning for her has come!  She is in the presence of the One who loved her and gave His life for her.  This is the family’s comfort in this difficult time.

Margie was born at home to Judson and Sarah Louise McElveen.  She grew up in Savannah, graduating from Commercial High School in 1950.  In 1954, she married Weldon Robbins and to their union were born Dean and Lori Ann Robbins.  In September of 1987, she retired from the United States Army Corps of Engineers; having worked 37 years in the finance and accounting branch in the Military Accounting section.  Among the highlights of her retirement years, was taking care of her granddaughter, Laura Grace Robbins.

Margie was a committed member of the Faith Primitive Baptist Church for over 60 years and was a charter member of the New Hope Fellowship Church (a union of the Faith Primitive Baptist and Grace Primitive Baptist Church).

Family was important to Margie.  She was fiercely protective of her children and grandchild.  She was known to have made the following comment: “You can mess with me all you want; but you had better not mess with my children!”  She was truly a Proverbs 31 woman!  Her children and grandchild do “...arise up and call her “blessed!”

Margie is survived by her husband of almost 65 years, Weldon Robbins, a son Dean Robbins (Teresa), and daughter Lori Robbins; a grandchild, Laura Grace Robbins; sisters, Laura Ann Milton, Sandra Faye Polk (Philip), and Sarah Janice McElveen; a brother, James Lowell McElveen (Agnes) and numerous nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her parents Judson and Sarah Louise Wilson McElveen; sisters, Dorothy Louise Hinely, Bobbie Lois Harrison and brother, Nathaniel Judson (Sonny) McElveen.

A memorial service is scheduled for Monday, March 18.  Visitation will be at the New Hope Fellowship Church at 6001 Waters Ave. at 1:00 p.m. followed by a memorial service at 2:00 p.m.  Elder Ben Fordham will be in charge of the service.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances can be made to Hospice Savannah, Inc., P.O. Box 13190, Savannah, GA 31416 or to New Hope Fellowship Church, 6001 Waters Ave., Savannah, GA 31406.

 

 

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My condolences. Death is not forever--Revelation 21:-3-4, Acts 24:15. I too have lost loved ones, it's not easy at times, but there is a place where we can find help to cope with grief, 2 Corinthians 1:3-4. jw.org

Michelle , ,

Sorry to hear of Margie's passing. She was a friend of my mothers at the Corps of Engineers and took my mother, Ouida Harrison, out to lunch after retirement. She was a kind person. I know she will be missed by her family.

Sandie Harn, Savannah, ga

Dean and Lori, I was so sorry to hear about your Mom. She was an incredible lady. Please know that you all are in my thoughts and prayers. May our Lord give you much comfort and peace during this time.

Teresa Fowler, Jacksonville, FL

Lori and Dean , My prayers are with you and your family during this time. Family was a driving force in your Mother’s heart. She loved her family fiercely. It was so sweet to see how she had a devoted family that supported her during her illness . I will always remember her sweet smile. May you remember the sweet memories and remember she will always be in your heart and I will always be sitting on your shoulder telling you what to do.. Mom’s will always be Mom’s.

Catherine Jervis’s Cooper, Guyton, Ga

was real close during our growing up years, visited each other often, lived with her family for a brief time, our ages were close. she was 4 days older than me. sorry we did not get to see each other over the years, because of the distance.we were double first cousins.

Laurie McElveen McLaughlin, Pensacola, Fla.,

Candle tribute lit by Kathy Covington Petrie — Florida

Candle tribute lit by Marvin and Terri Grimm — Georgia

May sweet memories and God's amazing grace bring you comfort in the following days.

JENNIFER STONE HARLEY, NORTH AUGUSTA, SC

So sorry to hear of Margie’s passing! Would love to be able to come to visitation but due to a fairly new job, I won’t be able to get off of work. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are w the rest of you!! Much love to all!!

Teresa McElveen, Brooklet, GA

The Apostle Paul reminds us, that for the believer to be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord. To be absent from the body means faith has become sight and labor is replaced with rest and that for which the Lord has saved us is becoming realized. May all the family of Sister Margie be comforted in your loss by considering her joyful entrance into the presence of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Thomas & Gail Waters, Screven, Ga

Dean, Lori and Family, I am truly sorry for the loss of your Mother. I'll be praying for your family during this time of grief!

Sherry K Bath, Pembroke, Georgia

Yes it is true God took a beautiful woman from this earth. I will never forget her friendly smile all the time. I not only worked with her at the Corps but Mollie and I lived across the street at Franklin Apts. Love Pat and Mollie

Pat Powers and Mollie Robinson, Savannah, Ga


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