P.O. Box 506, 943 Highway 425 North, Monticello, AR71655

Mary Virginia Robinson
August 20, 1932 - September 14, 2021

Mary Virginia Robinson

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Mary Virginia Robinson, 89, of Monticello, AR, passed away Tuesday, September 14, 2021, at her home, in Monticello, surrounded by her family. She was born August 20, 1932, in Monticello, Arkansas, to the late Thomas Lora and Earlie Brooks Ferguson McLure. She was the wife of Joe Bill Robinson aka J.B. Robinson. Mrs. Virginia was the lunch lady and a homemaker. She was a strong lady and the rock of her family.

She is preceded in death by her husband, father, mother, and all her siblings, Marie, Frances, Modell, Jewell, Thomas, Daniel, Lucille, Fain, and Martha.

She is survived by her children, William Larry Robinson of Canton, TX, Joe Robinson and wife Linda Kay of Batesville, AR, Mary Alice Thomas of Redfield, AR, Phyllis Oeser and husband, Joey White of Houston, TX, and Shea Posey and husband, Akram Henry of Houston, TX; a beloved friend, neighbor, and caregiver, Alice Merle High of Monticello, AR; and special beloved friend, J.L. Lampkin of Redfield, AR; six grandchildren, Chris Robinson, Kristin Robinson, Tiffany Robinson McElwain, Paige Robinson Reese, Daniel Bernard, Josi Thomas Owen, and Mia Posey;
and 4 great-grandchildren, Presley, Cadance, Hunter, and Allie-Ann; as well as a host of nieces, nephews, family, and friends.

Visitation will be Friday, September 17, 2021, from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. at the Stephenson-Dearman Chapel. Funeral Services will be Saturday, September 18, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. at the Stephenson-Dearman Chapel. Burial will follow in Lone Sassafras Cemetery. In order to have the services open to all of the community, including those who may be at the highest risks to COVID complications, the family will require everyone in attendance to wear a mask and respect social distancing. Although this is a time that naturally everyone needs a hug, we the family ask that you refrain from hugging the family during the services. We will gratefully accept your presence as a warm hug to us all.

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Family Visitation
Friday, September 17, 2021
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Stephenson-Dearman Chapel
943 Hwy 425 North
Monticello, AR  71655
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Funeral Service
Saturday, September 18, 2021
10:00 a.m.
Stephenson-Dearman Chapel
943 Hwy 425 N.
Monticello, AR  71655
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Lone Sassafras Cemetery
Midway Rd.
Monticello, AR  71655
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  1. Mike Hampton
    Becky and I and offer our sincere condolences to the family for your loss. MS Virginia was a special lady. She was loved by Bill and Rose so very much and was there for our dad with food and care during some difficult days. May the Comforter and his love be with you at this time.
  2. Sonya Harmon Ashe
    My sincere condolences to the family. I remember meeting her a time or two. Aunt Martha and uncle Bobby and my dad, Dewey Harmon spoke well of her also. My thoughts and prayers will be with all who knew and loved her.
  3. Billie J Handly, Stacy Spears, Joy Gamewell, Catie Wilkerson, Jamie Branch, Tristan Foreman
    Larry, Joe, Alice, Phyliss and Shea. Our hearts are so saddened with you at this time. All of the wonderful memories are flooding back that Sister Virginia shared with our family. Everything from her special contributions as Sunday School Teacher for all of the kids to the happy times cooking out and having great Pot Lucks.
    We know God has a special Blessing for her and we pray for a special Blessing of comfort for your very special family. We love ya'll.
  4. Lu and Bob Davis
    Phyllis and family,
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of grief. We have so many sweet memories of your mother while we were growing up. She was a very kind and loving person. May God bring you comfort during this difficult time.
  5. Steve & Audra Pyle
    We are so sorry for your loss. Love and condolences to the family. We know this special lady will be truly missed!
  6. Carol Wallis Stephenson
    I am so sorry for your loss. Your mama was special. Nice, engaging, informed and witty. I remember having such a nice visit with her when she came by the house to visit when my Mama died. At least we know they are now in a better place. Our sadness but her glory.
  7. Angela Ray
    Dear Aunt Gin, I wish I could have seen you when I was there visiting but it was not to be. You and Uncle Joe Bill will be reunited now. May God bless you and grant your family that was left behind comfort and peace that goes beyond understanding. Love and hugs to all!

    Angie Trotter Ray and family
  8. Becky & Bud Harrington
    We are so sorry for your loss. You are in our prayers.
  9. Lori Stacks
    Alice, Josi, and Family:

    My heart aches knowing the pain y’all are experiencing, right now, during this very difficult time……I never met your mom and Josi’s grandmother, but I know she was awesome to have raised an awesome family!! I love y’all and pray for peace during your difficult journey ahead. ❤️
  10. Lori
    I am so very sorry for your loss!! Y’all are in my prayers!

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