Mr. Tennie Robbins was born August 17, 1926 in Collinwood, Tennessee, the son of the late Bill and Lina Horton Robbins. He worked for Hassell and Hughes Lumber Company for over 30 years and worked as a farmer. He was united in marriage to Ruth Elizabeth Huskey on February 24, 1952. Mrs. Robbins preceded him in death on March 17, 2010. Together they attended Cromwell Crossroads Church. Mr. Robbins departed this life on January 27, 2021 in Waynesboro, Tennessee at the age of 94 Years, 5 Months, 10 Days.
He is survived by his children: Jerry Robbins (Linda) of Lawrenceburg, TN; Bobby Robbins of Collinwood, TN; Ann Kelso of Collinwood, TN; Kay Martin (Mike) of West Point, TN; Larry Robbins (Denise) of Iron City, TN; David Robbins of Spring Hill, TN; Randy Robbins (Michelle) of Collinwood, TN; and Sherry Daniel (John) of Waynesboro, TN. Mr. Robbins is also survived by 19 grandchildren and 39 great- grandchildren.
In addition to his parents and his wife of 58 years, he is preceded in death by his sons-in-law, Ray Kelso, Sr. and Jimmy Roberson; daughter-in-law Kay Robbins; a grandchild, Trilla Patterson; a brother, Ed Robbins; three sisters, Icye Johnson, Mamie Melson, and Minnie C. Brown.
Services were held on Friday January 29, 2021 at 3:00 PM at Shackelford Funeral Directors, Collinwood, Tennessee, with Jerry Robbins and John E. Banks officiating. Burial followed in the Cromwell Crossroads Cemetery at Collinwood, Tennessee with Shackelford Funeral Directors of Wayne County assisting.