Judith Elaine Robbins


Judith Elaine Robbins, 72, of Indianapolis, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016, at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis.

She was born May 18, 1943, to J.D. and Elma Mae (Gill) Fowler in Indianapolis.

Judith was a network supervisor for the Pulliam School of Journalism at Franklin College. She was a tutor at First Baptist Church of Indianapolis for the children from the Karen Tribe of Burma.

She was a Sunday school teacher at Second Mount Pleasant Church of Franklin and a 4-H leader in Johnson County. She enjoyed playing the auto harp, genealogy, writing and photography. She authored four books.

She is survived by her husband, Michael M. Robbins of Indianapolis; two daughters, Jill (Brian) Crist of Virginia Beach, Virginia, and Jenny (Chad) Stultz of Canton, Georgia; two sisters, Nola (Bill) Burge of Dayton, Ohio, and Mary (Stephen) Glassburn of Franklin; and four grandchildren, Kellan Crist, Hanna Crist, Katie Mae Stultz and Tyler Stultz.

She was preceded in death by her parents, J.D. and Elma Mae Fowler.

A funeral service will be conducted at 11:30 a.m. Monday at Jessen Funeral Home, Franklin Chapel, 197 E. Jefferson St., with burial in Second Mount Pleasant Cemetery in Franklin. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church of Indianapolis/Refugee Assistance fund or the Judy Robbins Memorial. Any gifts would then be used to meet future needs in the refugee community.

Information: jessenfuneralhome.com.