Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 26, 2012, at Chandler Mountain Baptist Church for Lillian Elizabeth Rakestraw Robinson, 92, Steele, who went to be with the Lord Tuesday, April 24, 2012. The Rev. Philip Ellen and Paul Alexander will officiate. Burial will be in Chandler Mountain Baptist Cemetery. Morgan Funeral Chapel and Crematory directing.
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Mrs. Robinson was a longtime member of Chandler Mountain Baptist Church. She enjoyed sewing, cooking and quilting. Mrs. Robinson was a loving mother and grandmother and was devoted to and adored by her family. She was preceded in death by her husband, Nolie Robinson; and great-granddaughter, Whitney Wise; along with her parents and several of her siblings.
Survivors: daughter, Faye (Bobby) Washington, Springville; sons, Verbon (Joan) Robinson, Boaz, Coy Robinson, Steele, Roger Dale (Sandra) Robinson, Remlap; 12 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; sister, Maxine Barnes, Rainbow City.
Pallbearers: friends and family
Heartfelt thanks to the nurses, doctors and staff of the fifth floor east at St. Vincent's.
Visitation is from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at Chandler Mountain Baptist Church.
Published in The Gadsden Times on Apr. 25, 2012