Elizabeth ROBISON

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ROBISON, Elizabeth Bell Died peacefully at home in Nashville, TN at the age of 89 on January 29, 2013, several weeks after her late husband, Charles D. Robison, Jr. Betty, as she was known, was born on April 21, 1923 to Elizabeth Jernigan and Alex H. Bell in Norfolk, VA. Betty graduated from St. Margaret's School in Tappahannock, VA and attended the William & Mary extension college, now Old Dominion University. Betty and Charlie began a loving 68-year marriage on September 2, 1944. Charlie's naval career provided interesting assignments in Newport, San Diego, Charleston, Norfolk, Nashville and southern France. Their love of travel and adventure began during this time, which they both fully enjoyed for many years. In 1962, they moved to Nashville. Betty was a devoted homemaker, mother, wife and the consummate, gracious hostess. She was an active community volunteer and was involved in The Junior League, St. George's Episcopal Church, The Colonial Dames of America and Travellers Rest Plantation. Her home was always open to family and friends from near and far. She is survived by her children, Charles D. Robison III (Kathy), Alexander B. Robison of Nashville and Elizabeth R. Cabell (Charles) of Richmond. She is also survived by five grandchildren, Charles D. Robison IV, Katherine R. Baker, A. Lloyd Robison, Elizabeth D. Robison, J. Hunter Otterson and two great-granddaughters. A Memorial service will be held at St. George's Episcopal Church on Friday, February 1, 2013 at 1:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a , St. George's Episcopal Church, 4715 Harding Road, Nashville, TN 37205; or The Colonial Dames of America-Nashville, P.O. Box 5093, Nashville, TN 37205. Sign online guestbook at AustinFuneralService.com (615) 377-0775.


Published in The Tennessean from Jan. 31 to Feb. 1, 2013
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