Robbins H. Rees

Published 7:54 pm Monday, June 11, 2018

Mary Robbins Holloman Rees moved into her Heavenly Father’s Home June 9, 2018.

She was born June 20,1951 in Greensboro, NC to Richard Peyton Holloman, Jr. and the late Emily Anne Rhodes Holloman.

She is survived by her husband Bobby Rees. They married July 3, 1993 on the Pamlico. She is also survived by her son John Davenport Williams and wife Julie, her daughter, Danielle Nicole Rees, and precious granddaughters Devan Rhodes Williams and Haley Davenport Williams. Father: Peyton Holloman Sisters: Frances Holloman Penick and husband Mike, Elsie Holloman Phillips. Nieces: Emily Anne Farrell and husband Mike, and Mary-Peyton Amburn and husband Daniel. Nephews: Grayson Taylor and wife Lauren, Michael Penick and wife Robyn and Jimmy Phillips. Great nieces: Emma Farrell, Caroline Amburn, Peyton Taylor and Mary-Shepard Penick Great nephews: Whitaker Amburn, and Will Taylor. Also, her dear friend and second mother Mrs. Georgie Clagett.

Robbins spent her life in different forms of education; private art lessons, the classroom, Sunday School, Youth Groups and Youth Mission Trips. Often called by her family “the Pied Piper”, she loved children of all ages and they knew it. She constantly said, “No matter what you do for or give to children, whether yours or someone else’s, at the end of the day, if you haven’t shown them Jesus you have given them nothing at all.”

She was a member of First Baptist Church in Washington, NC. The family extends many thanks to them for their love and endless support. Also, humble thanks to the congregation at St. Michael’s Episcopal Church in Raleigh for their support and kindness.

A celebration of life will be held at the First Baptist Church on Thursday, June 14th at 3:00 pm. Visitation with the family will be held prior to the service at the church from 1:00pm until 2:30pm.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the charity of one’s choice, the Children’s and Youth Programs at First Baptist Church or Daughter’s for Dads, an organization that reaches out to persons and families on cancer journeys, P.O. Box 1066 Winterville NC 28590.

Paul Funeral Home & Crematory of Washington is honored to serve the Rees family.