Beverly Robbins

July 4, 1938 - April 23, 2022

Beverly Robbins was born in Beaumont, Texas July 4, 1938, raised in Longview, Texas, and passed away April 23, 2022 in Irving, Texas. She was predeceased by her parents, Benjamin Reagan and Lila Ella Banks McLemore; and her daughter Gail Robbins. Beverly is survived by her daughters, Lynn Robbins (Barry Carson), Susan Dickson (Neal) and Beverly Ann Robbins; four grandchildren, Blake Pfohl, Mary Lee Dickson, Austin Dickson, and Parker Mayland; and one great-granddaughter, Maleigha Alexis; brother and sister-in-law, Reagan and Debra McLemore; sister and brother-in-law, Elaine and Phil Warren; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends who cherish her memory.

 

Beverly graduated from The Hockaday School and El Centro College and had a prolific career as an interior designer. In 1976 Beverly founded Beverly Interiors, following a 2 year apprenticeship with Dorothy Beckham. Her unique ability to blend the opulent and uncomplicated with an eye for detail guaranteed unexpected delight and relaxed elegance garnered her attention resulting in numerous opportunities designing for Dallas Symphony Orchestra Showhouses, Kappa Alpha Theta Showhouses, and March of Dimes Gourmet Galas. Her work was featured in local and national publications such as Texas Home, Designers West, and Dallas Fort Worth Home and Garden. In 1988 Beverly was selected for inclusion in Who’s Who in Interior Design.

 

Beverly was known for her epic Thanksgiving lunches. She always had an open door and any friends that didn’t have a place to go were always welcome.

 

Services will be held Wednesday afternoon, May 25, 2022 at 2:00 PM in the Shipp Chapel of Lovers Lane United Methodist Church, 9200 Inwood Road, Dallas. The family will receive friends at a reception following the service.

 

Flowers may be sent to the church the day of the service. Memorial gifts may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, 3001 Knox St #200, Dallas, TX 75205 or SPCA of Texas, 2400 Lone Star Dr, Dallas, TX 75212.

2 replies on “Beverly Robbins”

Martha Brennion-Nease says:

Elaine McLemore Warren and I have been friends since 9th grade. So I did spend a lot of time with Beverly and her family through the years. I have many precious memories. She is missed.

Patti Hall Johnson says:

So sorry for your loss. She was such a sweet lady. She played an important roll in our lives in jr. high and high school. I am truly saddened by this news. Rest In Peace Beverly.

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