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Obituary: Cavella Lyons Robbins, 56, Florence, KY

Cavella Lyons Robbins was the daughter of Rev. Stanley Lyons. Rev. Lyons was a minister here in Adair County many years ago at Antioch and Jones Chapel United Methodist Churches. Cavella, along with her brothers and sisters were known as the "Lyons Den" to many people in Adair County while the family was growing up. Cavella Lyons Robbins has several friends here in Adair Co., KY

Cavella Lyons Robbins, age 56 of Florence, KY, died Tuesday, February 16, 2010. She was born in Hardinsburg, KY on October 19, 1953, the daughter of the late Rev. Stanley and Anna Mae Dodson Lyons.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, February 20, 2010, at 2pmCT at Hardinsburg Baptist Church, 115 3rd Street, Hardinsburg, KY with burial in the Ivy Hill Cemetery in Breckinridge Co., KY. Visitation in Hardinsburg, KY, is Saturday February 20, 2010 from 12pm to 2pmCT at Hardinsburg Baptist Church, 115 East 3rd ST, Hardinsburg, KY 40143.

A memorial service was also held on Friday, February 19, 2010, at Burlington Baptist Church, in Boone Co., KY.

Cavella Lyons Robbins, 56, Florence, KY (1953-2010)

Cavella Lyons Robbins, of Florence, KY, was born in Hardinsburg, Breckinridge Co. KY on October 19, 1953, the daughter of the late Rev. Stanley and Anna Mae Dodson Lyons. She died in Florence, Boone Co., KY, at the age of 56 years, 3 months, and 28 days.

Cavella held Bachelors and Masters degrees from Western Kentucky University, was a teacher in the business department at Simon Kenton High School in Independence, KY and served as part-time Communications Assistant for the Northern Kentucky Baptist Association.

She and Rick lived in Spain for 2.5 years and she traveled in 20 countries. She enjoyed reading, motorcycling, family and friends, yard work, church, exercise, cooking and cleanliness. Cavella had a deep and abiding faith in God, having accepted Jesus as her savior as an 11 year old. She was an active, tithing member of Burlington Baptist Church.

She is survived by her husband of almost 35 years, Dr. Rick Robbins and the following:
  • Son and daughter-in-law: Richard Dylan and Erica Robbins

  • A daughter: Allegra Rhea Robbins

  • Brothers and sisters-in-law: Dr. Douglas and Patti Lyons of Bowling Green, KY' amd Opha and Celia Lyons of Brandenburg, KY

  • Sisters and brothers-in-law: Zandra and Boyce Bruner of Shepherdsville, KY;Jodetta and Leroy Hale of Bowling Green, KY; Davalyn and Clarence Troxle of Hardinsburg, KY; Clotene and Russ Currier of Lawrenceburg, KY

  • Nine nieces and nephews
Arrangements were by Trent Dowell Funeral Home, Hardinsburg, KY andStith Funeral Home, Florence, KY.

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Remembering: Cavella Lyons Robbins

2010-02-20 - Florence, KY - Photo family.
Cavella Lyons Robbins (1953-2010)
She was a childhood resident of Adair Co., KY while her father was pastor of Antioch United Methodist Church near Sparksville, Ky, and Jones Chapel United Methodist Church near Gradyville, KY.

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