Mount Vernon News
  • Marlene Robbins

  • October 1, 2010

SUNBURY — Marlene Robbins, 70, of Sunbury died Sept. 29, 2010, at St. Ann’s Hospital, Westerville.

She was born June 10, 1940, in Croton to Samuel O. and Evelyn I. (Babcock) Barrick. She was a member of Hope Evangelical Lutheran Church. A farmer most of her life, she lived on the family farm near Johnstown, moving to Sunbury in 1992.

Surviving are daughters, Carmen Hedrick of Johnstown, Dana Harger of Delaware, Kelly Robbins of Columbus; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; brother, Rodney Barrick of Croton; sisters, Ronda Seligman of Centerburg, Connie Fetch of Sunbury; nieces, nephews, cousins.

Preceded in death by parents; husband, Edmond Robbins; grandson, Edmond Robbins II; brother, Ronald; sister, Kathleen McCracken.

Friends may call Sunday, 2-5 p.m., at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Sunbury, where service will be 5 p.m. with Pastor Bob Riggs officiating. Inurnment will take place at a later date in the Fancher Cemetery. Visit

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