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From: "Vera Reeves" <>
Subject: Vetral Robins
Date: Tue, 31 Aug 2004 10:47:30 -0500
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Thanks Fern, should help
> Miss Nora was first married to Garland McCollum. They had one child,
Vetral. Her second husband was James
> Kankey. They had two children, Mildred Kankey and James Hayden Kankey.
Mildred is still living at Wideman.
> From The White River Current - Obituary - Vetral Robins
> Vetral Ruby (McCollum) Robins, daughter of the late Garland McCollum and
Nora (Long) (McCollum) Kankey, was
> born on February 28, 1914, in Wideman. She died on May 17, 2002, in
Wenatchee, Washington. She was 88
> years of age.
> Mrs. Robins was united in marriage to Flavel H. Robins at Salem on April
1, 1933. j To this union three
> children were born.
> During her working years, she farmed several years in the Wideman area
until moving to Wenatchee,
> Washington, in 1936. She worked at various fruit related industry jobs.
> In 1940 the family moved to Bremerton, Washington and continued to live in
the area until 1966. Flavil
> retired from the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and returned to the Wenatchee
Valley and developed a fruit
> orchard in partnership with their children.
> Vetral was a homemaker, loved to sew, quilting work, visit the sick and
brought joy to those whom she
> served. She also was a grade school cook for many years and enjoyed
serving the young school children.
> Most of all, she was a Christian and served in many ways in her church by
helping those in physical and
> spiritual need.
> Survivors include three sons and daughters-in-law, Charles and Beverly
Robins of East Wenatchee, Washington;
> Jess and Bernice Robins of Vancouver, Washington; and Jerry and Lorna
Robins of Port Orchard, Washington; a
> half sister and brother, Mildred and Hayden Kankey of Wideman, Arkansas;
four grandchildren, Gary, Carrie,
> Cathy, and David; six great grandchildren, Katie Amanda, Cara, Clinton,
Kyle and Toni; nieces, nephews, and
> cousins. She was preceded in death by her husband and parents.
> A private family graveside service will he held Saturday, June 1, 2002, at
Sunset Lane Cemetery in Port
> Orchard, Washington under the direction of Telford's Chapel of the Valley
in East Wenatchee, Washington.
> In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the church of their
choice or the Alzheimer's Research
> > In a message dated 8/30/2004 9:03:57 PM Central Daylight Time,
> > writes:
> > > Was Garland McCollum the first husband of Nora N. Long?
> > > Wideman Cemetery
> > > McCollum, Garland A. 1891-1914
> > Here is what I have (below)
> > I have another Nora Long married to James Washington Kankey. Are they
> > same people.
> > Jim S
> > Descendants of Nora Nevada Long
> > 1 Nora Nevada Long b: December 1892 in AR
> > .. +? McCollum m: Abt. 1910 d: in Died young
> > . 2 Vetral McCollum
> > *2nd Husband of Nora Nevada Long:
> > .. +Jamess William Kankey m: Aft. 1910
> > . 2 James Hayden Kankey b: March 03, 1925 in Wideman, AR d:
> > 24, 2002 in Mt Home, AR Burial Place: AR, Fulton Co., Wideman, Wideman
> > ..... +Blonda Sherrill m: December 31, 1950 in Batesville,
> > . 2 Milddred Kankey d: Aft. August 2002
> > . 2 Vetral Kankey d: Bef. August 2002
> > ..... +Flavil Robins d: Bef. August 2002
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