Robbie Evelyn Willbanks

Sunday, June 19, 2005

Robbie Evelyn Willbanks, 89, of Jonesburg, Mo., formerly of Kennett and Caruthersville, died Friday, June 17, 2005, at her home.

Born Oct. 15, 1915, at Trenton, Tenn., a daughter of the late Hubert and Lattie Stewart Edmundson, she was a 1933 graduate of Hayti High School and former nurse's aide at the Dunklin County Hospital.

In Nov. 1936, she married W.T. Willbanks who preceded her in death July 25, 1991. She was also preceded in death by one sister, Mary Burgess.

Survivors include two daughters, Jo Ann Bealmear of Warren County, Mo., and Myra Lackey of Hillsboro, Mo.; one son, Jerry Willbanks of Piggott, Ark.; one brother, Holland Edmundson of Kennett and one sister, Helen Stewart of Jonesburg; six grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be 12:30 p.m. Monday, June 20, at Bradshaw Funeral Chapel in Kennett, until time of service at 2 p.m.

Burial will be in Little Prairie Cemetery at Caruthersville.