SYLVIA MARITA ROBINSON
Sylvia Robinson transitioned peacefully on September 18, 2017. Born on August 14, 1961 in Washington, DC. Sylvia was the daughter of Raymond and Mary Robinson. She was the Founder and Executive Director of the Emergence Community Arts Collective. Sylvia was a beloved community leader in the Pleasant Plains and Parkview neighborhoods. A service to celebrate her life will be held on Friday, September 29 at People's Congregational Church, 4704 13th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20011. The family will receive friends at 10 a.m. and the service will begin at 11 a.m. She leaves to cherish her memory, her sister, Sharon Ledbetter; brother-in-law, Titus Ledbetter, Jr.; nieces, Cherice Ledbetter Ward (Akil) and Crystal Ledbetter; and a nephew, Titus Ledbetter, III (Rachel). She is preceded in death by her parents, Raymond and Mary Robinson and her aunt, Evelyn D. White.
Published in The Washington Post on Sep. 27, 2017.