Barbara Nay (1921-2006)

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Barbara Nay Robison
Robison, Ray & Barbara Nay.jpg
Pioneer Hill Cemetery
Born: 22 Oct 1921 St. Thomas, Nevada
Died: 24 Aug 2006 Overton, Nevada
Father: James Calvin Nay
Mother: Stella Cleon Hannig
Siblings: Barbara Nay
Spouse: Arthur Ray Robison
Married: 20 May 1940 Las Vegas, Nevada
Children: Calvin Ray Robison
Benjamin Alan Robison
James Lee Robison
Janet Robison
Nancy Robison


Moapa Valley Progress, November 29, 2006

Barbara Nay Robison, agen 85, passed away on Sunday, November 26, 2006 in Mesquite, Nevada. She was born October 22, 1921 in St. Thomas, Nevada to James Calvin and Stella Hannig Nay. She was the second of seven children to join the family. She also lived in Sloan, Las Vegas and Southern California while growing up, before moving to Overton, Nevada where she met her eternal partner, Arthur Ray Robison. They were married on May 20, 1940 and settled on a dairy farm in Overton where they raised their own family of five children. On November 3, 1961 they were sealed in the St. George Temple.

Barbara worked as a secretary at Moapa Valley High School for several years, but her favorite job was being a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She enjoyed crafts and handiwork of every kind including ceramics, crocheting and quilting. She loved music and taught herself to play the guitar and enjoyed singing and playing at church and family socials.

She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Stella Nay; siblings, Selma Hall, Maurice, and Jimmy Nay; a daughter, Janet Quirarte; and grandson B. J. Robison. Survivors include her husband, Ray Robison of Overton, three sons and one daughter: Calvin (JoAnn) of St George, UT; Ben (Kay), James (Larene) Nancy (Ken) Staton all of Overton, NV; 26 grandchildren; 54 great grandchildren; three sisters: Maxine Richards of Las Vegas, NV; Shirley Anderson of Springfield, OR. and Gloria Smart of Mesquite, NV.

Funeral services will be Friday, December 1, 2006 at 10 a.m. at the Overton LDS 1st Ward Chapel. Visitation will be Thursday, November 30, 2006, from 6-8 p.m. at the Moapa Valley Mortuary and again from 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. prior to services at the chapel. Interment will be in the Pioneer Hill Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Moapa Valley Mortuary.


Birth Date: 22 Oct 1921
Death Date: 15 Nov 2006
Social Security Number: 530-05-6269
State Where Number Was Issued: Nevada
Death Residence Zip Code: 89040
Echo Bay, Clark, Nevada
Overton, Clark, Nevada
Overton Beach, Clark, Nevada
Stewarts Point, Clark, Nevada
Valley Of Fire, Clark, Nevada
  • FamilySearch IGI, record of a deceased member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints:
Barbara Nay
Born: 22 Oct 1921 St Thomas, Clark, Nevada
Died: 26 Nov 2006
Father: James Calvin Nay
Mother: Stella Cleon Hannig
  • LDS Family Group Record Collection [Patron Section]
Submitted by: Mildred Andersen Robison
Family of: Joseph Benjamin Robison & Mildred E. Andersen
  • LDS Family Group Record Collection [Patron Section]
Submitted by: Arthur Ray Robison
Family of: Arthur Ray Robison & Barbara Nay
  • The Salt Lake Tribune, Monday, 27 Jan 2003, Obituary: Wittwer, Lenore Robison
  • Hinckley, Lorin A. Arza Erastus Hinckley - Ira Nathaniel Hinckley, Descendants and Ancestors, p. 488
  • Nay, Blaine Sherman. Nay-20070122.ged file