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Wilaree Robinson

Willaree Metcalf Robinson

Mars Hill - Willaree Metcalf Robinson, 81, of Mars Hill, passed away Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at the residence of her son, Roger Robinson. A native of Madison County, she was the daughter of the late Waylon and Maude Metcalf and the wife of J. F. Robinson who died in 2000. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Theron Metcalf. Willaree was a long time member and pianist at Cane River Baptist Church and later a member at Mars Hill Baptist Church. For many years, she and her husband ran several successful businesses in Cane River and Mars Hill. She was widely recognized as the proprietor of the Robinson's Four Seasons Shop in Mars Hill.

Surviving are a son, Roger Waylon Robinson and wife, Rhonda, of Mars Hill; a daughter, Linda Kay Robinson of Blowing Rock; two grandchildren, Jeffrey Roger Robinson and Casey Ryan Robinson, both of Mars Hill; six great grandchildren, Tate, Laney, Carly, Cash, Tucker and Cutter; and a sister, Georgina Metcalf Wheeler of Mars Hill.

A graveside service will be held at 1:00 pm Thursday, January 17 in the Paint Gap Baptist Church Cemetery on Crooked Creek Road. Rev. Ronnie Robinson will officiate. A reception will follow the service in the fellowship hall of Paint Gap Baptist Church.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to CarePartners Hospice, 68 Sweeten Creek Road, Asheville, NC. 28803, who was so helpful to the Robinson family.

Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home is assisting the Robinson family.

To view this obituary online or send a condolence, visit www.holcombebrothers.com


Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times on Jan. 17, 2013
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