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Edythe Marchant Smith Robins, age 86, died peacefully on December 27, 2013 at the Berlin Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Berlin.
Born in Yonkers, New York, she was the daughter of the late Frank Seeley Smith, Sr., and Edith Russell Seymour.
She is survived by sons Dr. William H. Robins (Cathleen), of Cambridge, MD, and David D. Robins (Renee) of Oceanside, CA., six grandchildren and several great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband William Hamilton Robins, III, and a son Roy Marchant Robins as well as a brother and two sisters.
Edythe was an accomplished artist and musician. She trained to be a concert pianist and enjoyed classical music as well as jazz. She was a church organist through 2011. She loved the Washington Redskins.
Edythe had been a long time resident of Colonial Beach, VA for more than 40 years.
Services will be private for the family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK, 73123-1718 or to the American Heart Association, 7272 Greenville Ave, Dallas, TX, 75231.
Arrangements are in the care of the Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin. Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.burbagefuneralhome.com.