Wannetta Robins died July 28, 2014
Wannetta Louise Robins the daughter of the late Richard and Mada Ward Cave was born in Rockford, Illinois on January 11, 1938 and passed away at her home in Edgemont, Arkansas on Monday, July 28, 2014 at the age of 76 years.
She was raised in Dexter, Missouri by her maternal grandparents Henry and Myrtle Ward. She graduated from Dexter high School in 1956 and on February 24, 1957 was married to her high school sweetheart Bryon Louis Robins in Detroit, Michigan. They recently had celebrated their 57th wedding anniversary. They were a U. S. Air Force Family for over thirty-one years and enjoyed assignments in many stateside bases including Illinois, Louisiana, Michigan, Missouri and New Mexico as well as an overseas assignment in Okinawa. After retirement they lived in Absecon, New Jersey and for the past fifteen years have resided in Arkansas.
Wannetta was a wonderfully talented artist in various painting mediums and also enjoyed arts and crafts. Christmas gifts each year for her children and grandchildren were beautiful handcrafts and quilts which she had made for each one individually. She was a loving mother to her daughters and totally dedicated to her grand and great grandchildren.
Surviving are her husband Byron of the home, four daughters, Leigh Ann Lozano of Waxahachie, Texas, Andrea Lynn Steiger of Fairview Heights, Illinois, Lisa Gaye and John Nichols of Swansea, Illinois and Lanis Gail Robins of Dallas, Texas. Five grandchildren and five great grandchildren and many brothers and sisters-in-laws and nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and grandparents.
A memorial service for Wannetta will be held at a later time. Arrangements by Family Funeral Service of Heber Springs. 501 362-2088 www.dwightfamilyfuneral.com