Robinson, Gracie L. (Benton)

Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Gracie L. Robinson, 92, of Benton, TN, died on Tuesday, December 25, 2012 after a lengthy illness. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Ann Wilcox; husband, Earl Robinson; brother, Glen Wilcox and half brothers and sisters; sons, John and Hoyle Robinson; two grandsons, Randall and Austin Robinson; and great-grandson, Gunner Robinson. 

She is survived by children, Gus Robinson of Cullowhee, NC, Loyd Robinson and wife, Linda of Benton, Larry Robinson and wife Judy of Cleveland, Wanda Spencer and husband, Eddie of Rossville and Deborah Miller and husband Dewey of Huntsville, TN; and sever grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. 

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, December 28, in the chapel of Higgins Funeral Home with the Reverend Joe Hatcher officiating. Interment will follow in Ball Play Cemetery. 

The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, December 27 at the Higgins Funeral Home who has charge of the arrangements.


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