She was born on March 3, 1919, to James and Lee (Lyons) Mosley in Union County. Ms. Robinson grew up in Sledge and attended grade school there. She married John Leroy Robinson in the late 1930s. She and her husband moved to the Zumbro plantation. During WWII she and her family moved to New Jersey, where she was a women's defense worker in a radio manufacturing plant. She and her husband owned and operated Robinson Grocery in Renova for many years.
She was a loving mother and grandmother always willing to assist with the raising of her grandchildren. She had a green thumb and enjoyed growing flowers in her yard. The family always loved to gather at her home to enjoy her wonderful cooking. She will be greatly missed by all of her family.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; brothers Robert Mosley, Clifton Mosley and J.D. Mosley; sister Leatrice Mosley; and daughters, Patricia Maxwell and Carolyn Hood.
Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday, December 1, 2012, at Cleveland Funeral Home. The funeral service will follow at 11 a.m. in the funeral home chapel with burial in the Lehrton Cemetery in Ruleville.
She is survived by son, Johnny (Karen) Robinson of Cleveland; daughter, Jenell Mitchel of Cleveland; brothers, Rayburn Mosley of Cleveland, Haley Mosley of Cleveland and Earl Mosley of Cleveland; sisters, Doris Andrews of Merigold, Pearl Hutchinson of Mobile, Ala., and Lorene Steadman of Cleveland; 10 grandchildren, Sandy Huerta of Cleveland, Scott Speakes of Cleveland, Monica Wolfe of Minter City, Matt Maxwell of Miami, Fla., Gary Elmore of Rock Springs, Wyo., Melanie Tharpe of Brandon, Heather Garrison of Dallas, Texas, Morgan Robinson of Jackson, Laurel Robinson of Jackson and Leah Robinson of Jackson; 13 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers are Scott Speakes, Raymond Huerta, Morgan Robinson, Justin Huerta, Matt Maxwell, Jimmy Hutchinson, Jeff Andrews and William McIlwain.
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