Obituary for Carolyn M. Robbins

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Carolyn M. Robbins

March 10, 1924 - February 18, 2017

Carolyn M. (Wyrick) Robbins, age 92, passed away Saturday morning, February 18, 2017 at the IU Health & Hospice House in Bloomington. She was a resident of Bean Blossom.

Carolyn was born on March 10, 1924 in Rushville to her parents, the late Luther and Mattie (Stout)   Wyrick.  She married Edgar D. Robbins on October 21, 1943 in Mobile, Alabama. He preceded her in death on July 11, 2004 after 61 loving years of marriage.

Carolyn and her husband were the owners and operator of Robbins Drive-Inn Restaurant (current, Brownies Family Restaurant) in Bean Blossom from 1963 to 1979. In 2003, Carolyn retired as the manager from the Lunch Cove in Nashville after 20 years of service.

She was a member of The Salvation Army Church of Brown County. Carolyn enjoyed cooking, crocheting, working in her flower and vegetable gardens and feeding the hummingbirds. She was a fan of soap opera and loved her family dearly, especially her grandchildren.

Carolyn will be remembered as the “Greatest Mom” by her three daughters, Patricia Regenauer of Bloomington, Debbie Larsh and Ruth Ellen Evans both of Bean Blossom; grandchildren, Monica Irauzqui of Stowe, Vermont, William Robertson of Martinsville, Christine L. Hart of Roanoke, Virginia, Kasey Evans of Nashville and Maggie Evans of Bean Blossom; great grandchildren, Brianna Robertson of Nashville, Brandon Robertson of Columbus, Kiera and Abigail Omberg both of Roanoke, Virginia and Pablo and Carolina Irauzqui both of Stowe, Vermont; great-great grandchildren, Parker and Cason Robertson.

She was preceded in death by her husband; son in law’s, John S. Evans and George T. Regenauer; siblings, Edna, Opal, Claribel and James W. Wyrick.

The Rev. Phil Barrett will conduct a Celebration of Life Service on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 1 p.m. at The Salvation Army Church of Brown County, 168 S. Jefferson Street in Nashville. Friends may call from noon until time of service on Saturday at the church. Cremation services have been entrusted to Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center in Morgantown.

Memorial contributions may be sent in honor of Carolyn to The Salvation Army Church of Brown County, 168 S. Jefferson St. Nashville, IN 47448 or the IU Hospice House, PO Box 1149, Bloomington, IN 47402.      

Condolences may be sent to the family at Information:  (812) 597-4670


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Date: Saturday, March 25, 2017

Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Salvation Army Church


168 S. Jefferson St., Nashville, IN,

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Memorial Information

Date: Saturday, March 25, 2017

Time: 1:00 pm

Salvation Army Church


168 S. Jefferson St., Nashville, IN,

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Born: March 10, 1924
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Condolences for Carolyn Robbins

Maggie Cooper posted on 2/25/17

I am so sorry. I know she love all of you dearly and one day you will be together again.


Rene Coryell posted on 3/21/17

My thoughts and prayers are with her family. Carolyn and Ed were wonderful people to work for at the restaurant and great landlords to a new family just getting their start in life. God bless her family. Rene Coryell