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Lana Wilson Robey

October 12, 1937 - March 9, 2020

Burial Date March 13, 2020

Family and friends may call at the Amos Carvelli Funeral Home, 201 Edison Street, Nutter Fort on Thursday from 2:00 to 8:00 pm, where funeral services will be held on Friday, March 13, 2020 at 11:00 am with Reverend Sherman Goodwin officiating.In keeping with her wishes, Mrs. Robey will be cremated following the service.

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Lana Wilson Robey, 82, of Nutter Fort passed away on Monday, March 9, 2020.

 

She was born in Gilmer County on October 12, 1937, a daughter of the late Garrett Wilson and Elizabeth Madge Boggs.

 

She was married to Larry Robey, who preceded her in death on April 7, 2013.

 

Surviving are two sons, Mike Robey and his wife Michele of Bridgeport, and Scott Robey and his wife Michelle of Nutter Fort; five grandchildren, Christopher and Chase Robey, Kendall, Brock and Rylee Robey; one sister, Ronelda Wilson; nephews and nieces Larry “Chip” Shumate and William “B.J.” Shumate, David, Jeff, Mark and Sherry Robey; and her best friend, Phyllis Nichols.

 

In addition to her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by one sister, Bonita Shumate, one niece, Elaine Shumate and one of her best friends Loretta Matheny who always assisted her in organizing area craft shows for over 35 years.

 

Mrs. Robey was a graduate of Roosevelt Wilson High School, Class of 1955. She was a true, loyal R-W alumnist. She was formerly employed at the Palace Furniture, having then retired from United Hospital Center with 30 years as a Surgery Secretary. She was a member of the R-W High School Mothers Club and Boosters Club.

 

Mrs. Robey was very involved with crafts. By sponsoring craft shows for 40 years at various schools including Nutter Fort Grade School, R-W High School and RCB High School, she was able to raise thousands of dollars for various clubs and organizations such as athletics and music programs. One of her favorite “gifts” was to craft dolls she called Smiley Face Dolls. Each doll was hand crafted by her and had an amazing likeness of athletes, band members, cheerleaders, and other various student activities. She made these wonderful dolls from 1974 until R-W High School closed.

 

Family and friends may call at the Amos Carvelli Funeral Home, 201 Edison Street, Nutter Fort on Thursday from 2:00 to 8:00 pm, where funeral services will be held on Friday, March 13, 2020 at 11:00 am with Reverend Sherman Goodwin officiating.

 

In keeping with her wishes, Mrs. Robey will be cremated following the service.

 

Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family at www.amoscarvelli.com. A service of Amos Carvelli Funeral Home.

 

 

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