Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

November 17, 2013

Ruby Robbins

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

SALEM, Va. — Ruby Robbins, 89, of Salem, VA and formerly of Salem, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, November 14, 2013 at the Salem Health and Rehab Center in Salem, VA with her daughters by her side.

She was born on July 28, 1924 and was a member of the Duhring Church of Christ and Montcalm Christian Church. She was formerly employed by Dr. Prudich in Montcalm where she worked as a nurse for many years.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Tommy F. Robbins.

Survivors include: Daughters: Debbie Fritz of Rhinelander, WI, Cathy Schultz of Salem, VA; 3 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.

A short farewell service will be conducted on Monday, November 18, 2013 at 2:00 PM at the Roselawn Memory Gardens Mausoleum in Princeton with Minister Frank Watkins officiating. Entombment will follow.

Friends may call at Roselawn Memorial Gardens Mausoleum in Princeton one hour prior to services, from 1:00-2:00 PM.

Online condolences will be accepted at

Cravens-Shires Funeral Home, 3431 Coal Heritage Road (Bluewell), Bluefield, WV 24701 is serving the family.