Margaret Leah Needham Robbins passed away peacefully at her home in Stuart, Florida on Jan. 2, 2021.

She was born in Columbus County, North Carolina on Oct. 19, 1920, the daughter of Christopher C. Needham and Thania Whitley Needham. She was married to the late John H. Robbins Sr.

She was a member of Main Street United Methodist Church, South Boston.

Margaret Leah Needham Robbins is survived by her children, Carolyn Anne Bramlitt, and husband Carl of South Boston, John H. Robbins Jr. (Robyn) and wife Susie of Clover, Karen Sue Oliver and husband Steve of Stuart, Florida; her grandchildren, Margaret Anne Chappell, and husband Tim of Nathalie, Ian Frederick Robbins and wife April of Norfolk, Aimee Robbins Bowen and husband Lee of Greensboro, North Carolina, Alex Christopher Robbins of Richmond, Austin George Michael Robbins of Clover, and Jacob Oliver and wife Pavla of Brooklyn, New York; great-grandchildren Lachlan Rook Robbins, Oonagh Rylo Robbins, Ottis Lee Bowen IV, Magda Oliver-Mikula and Conrad Chappell.

Her siblings, Audrey Needham Moore, Jasper Needham, Christopher C. Needham Jr., Harold Needham and William D. Needham, also preceded her in death.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to House of Hope, 2484 S. East Bonita Street, Stuart, FL 34997 or Main Street United Methodist Church, 701 North Main Street, South Boston, VA 24592, or The Jane Jones Food Pantry, P.O. Box 119, South Boston, VA 24592.

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Courtesy obit submitted by Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Services, South Boston.