Mary Lou Jermyn Robbins
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019, at First Baptist Church of Picayune for Mary Lou Jermyn Robbins, 76, of Picayune, who died on Saturday, Dec. 28. Bro. R.T. Buckley officiated at the services. Visitation for family and friends was held from noon until the time of the services on Tuesday, Dec. 31 at First Baptist Church of Picayune.
She was born in Columbia. She graduated from Columbia High School and the University of Southern Mississippi with a bachelor’s degree in education and a master’s degree in school counseling. Some of the schools where she taught include Pass Christian High School, Oak Grove High School and St. John’s High School. She was the school counselor at Picayune Vocational Technical Center for over 12 years.
She was active in numerous school and community organizations, serving as president of Picayune Junior Auxiliary and Picayune School District PTA Council. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Picayune, where she taught Sunday School and served as church hostess for over 10 years.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Jack and Sara Lou Jermyn, and her brother, Freddie Jermyn.
Survivors include her husband of 47 years, Kent Robbins; son, Dr. Lefferage “Leff” Kent (Courtney) Robbins Jr.; daughter, Mary Kathryn “Kate” (Jeffery) Holifield, and her grandchildren, Owen Lefferage Robbins, Noah Edward Robbins, Abby Claire Holifield and Emma Marie Holifield.
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McDonald Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.