Formerly a longtime resident of the area, passed away September 1, 2020, in Loudon, TN at the age of 90, after a brief illness. Marjorie was predeceased by her parents, Otis F and Frances (Smith) Robbins, her first husband, James Richard Dann of Horseheads, NY, her second husband, Jack B. Miller of Knoxville, PA, and her brother Otis S. (Doris) Robbins, also of the area.
Marjorie was born in Mainesburg, PA. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Darlene and John Smolik of Lenoir City, TN, Grandson Jeff and wife, Audrey (Meyn) Smolik, of New Orleans, LA, 3 granddaughters: Sophie Kathleen, Lily Darlene, and Sadie Rose Smolik; Sister Grace Robbins Loomis, many nieces, nephews, extended family members, and friends.
Marjorie grew up in a farm family, was active in 4-H, and graduated from Southside High School, in Elmira, NY. After marrying, she was a dedicated homemaker and Mother. Marjorie loved camping trips and boating on the Finger Lakes. Later in life, she worked at Bethany Nursing Home, caring for her residents whom she loved dearly. After Marjorie retired from Bethany, she relocated to Loudon, Tn with her second husband Jack to be closer to her daughter’s family. Through her grandsons activities, she learned to love football, and attended every school event, high school and Coast Guard Academy graduations, and his marriage to Audrey Meyn in New Orleans. Marjorie loved to read, and as she grew older, loved to share her faith in God and offer her thoughts on politics. Her fierce pride and love for her family never waned.
She will be missed! Family and friends are welcome to call at Barber Funeral Home, 413 S. Main St. in Horseheads, NY on Friday, July 2nd 2021 at 12 pm. A memorial service will be held there at 1 pm, with committal and interment to follow in Maple Grove Cemetery, Horseheads.
Those wishing may make a donation in memory of Marjorie and in honor of her grandson, Jeff Smolik, to the Coast Guard Foundation, 394 Taugwonk Road, Stonington, CT 06378
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