Lonnie Mae Robinson
Lonnie Mae Robinson went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Nov. 13, 2018. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m., Friday, Nov. 16, at Blair-Stubbs Chapel, with Pastor Jimmy Cotton Jr. and Terry Cotton officiating. Interment will follow in the Wilson Chapel Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Jimmy Cotton, Jr, Terry Cotton, Stephen Brown, Ronny Crawford, Todd Slaughter, Cody Cotton, Grit Langford, Arwin Langford and Ronnie Ferguson.
Visitation with the family will be 5-7 p.m., Thursday, at Blair-Stubbs Funeral Home.
Born Sept. 23, 1928, Lonnie was the ninth child of Henry and Etta Reynolds Wilburn. She grew and remained in Limestone County for most of her life. She married her husband of 51 years, Loyd Delton Robinson Sr. on May 16, 1946, after the war. Lonnie’s love for her family, friends and community was evident to all. During her lifetime, she faced many hard times, including the Great Depression and World War II. Lonnie also knew the heartaches of loss with the death of loved ones, including her husband and five children. Through all these difficulties, Lonnie’s faith in God remained steadfast.
Lonnie was preceded in death by her husband; five children, James Delton Robinson, Janice Elaine Bozeman, Jerry Wayne Robinson, Carolyn Sue Cotton and Loyd Delton “Dell” Robinson Jr.; her parents and eight siblings, Ira C. Wilburn, Gladys Bogue Wilburn, Jesse Pete Wilburn, Jewel Wilburn, Grace Wilburn, Bruce Wilburn, Maurice Mike Wilburn and Nellie Louise Maxwell.
Lonnie is survived by her sister, Altharee Langford and husband Howard, of Lost Prairie; seven grandchildren, Jimmy Cotton Jr and wife Brandi, of Steward Mills, Stefani Slaughter and husband Todd, of Mexia, Terry Cotton and wife Shawna, of Dew, Sherry Crawford and husband Ronny, of LaRue, Beth Robinson, of Mexia, Kayce Brown and husband Stephen, of Spring, and Kaitlyn Walters, of Tennessee; sons-in-law Otis Bozeman, of Mexia, and Jimmy Cotton Sr. and wife Karen, of Robinson; daughters-in-law Helen Shields and husband Jerry Don, of Old Union, and Renee Walters and husband Bobby, of Centerville; 10 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, and other family members and friends.
Lonnie’s family wishes to give special acknowledgment and thanks to the staff of Fairfield Nursing & Rehabilitation Center and Virginia’s Hospice for their loving care of Mamaw.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Wilson Chapel Cemetery, c/oLorri Sanchez, 1535 Camp Lone Star Rd., LaGrange, TX 78945.
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