Robinson, Ernestine

Member Of Greater Beulah Baptist Church Loved To Cook Meals For Others

Tuesday, July 14, 2020
Ernestine Robinson
Ernestine Robinson

Ernestine Robinson, 82, of Chattanooga, passed away on Thursday, July 9, 2020, at Hospice Care Center.

She was a member of Greater Beulah Baptist Church. Granny G was a sweet woman who loved to cook and clean. She cooked meals and delivered them to family members. She loved to “feed the soul” of others.  Granny G was a religious woman who always shared the gospel with family, friends and even strangers.  She loved to play the piano. She even taught herself how to read music. She was a strong willed person who was not afraid of anything.

She was preceded in death by her father, Ernest Mitchell; mother, Willie Lee Middlebrooks; husband, Jessie Robinson, Jr., son, Aaron Wayne Robinson; grandson, Langdon Arness Robinson; nephew, Wesley Hicks.

Left to cherish her memory are 6 children, Joyce Charlton Bane, Raymond Bane, Gary Bane of Armelia VA and Marilyn Millsap Robinson, Gwen Benton, Mickey Robinson; sisters, Johnnie Ruth Middlebrooks of Virginia and Juanita M. Parks; brother, Earl (Thelma) Mitchell; a host of nieces, nephews, grandchildren and great-grandchildren who affectionally called her Granny G. She will be greatly missed by her special great granddaughter, NuQeilla “Nookie” Robinson.

A public viewing will be held 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on Thursday, July 16, at the funeral home followed by a graveside service at Forest Hills Cemetery. 

Arrangements are by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 423 622-9995.   


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