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Sarah Syble Higgins Robinson was born Oct. 2, 1931 in Stamford.
The daughter of Jason Edward and Fannye Allene (Steddum) Higgins, she grew
up and attended school in Kermitt.  After graduating from high school, Syble
earned her BA in English from East Texas State Teachers College.
On Aug. 30, 1952, Syble was united in marriage with Bill Robinson in
Kermitt. They made their home in Odessa where Syble taught eighth grade
social studies. They lived in Sugar Land from 1974 until 1980, when they
moved to Bellville where they have been members of the First Baptist Church.
Syble taught fourth grade at O¹Bryant Elementary School until her retirement
in 1990.
She passed away Friday, Dec. 31, 2004 in Bellville at the age of 73.
She is survived by her husband Bill Robinson; daughters Rebecca Wright and
her husband, Tom, and Lisa Necker and her husband, Ed; granddaughter Emily
Necker; several nieces, nephews and many friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, daughter, Carolyn Suzanne
Robinson, and brother, Tommy Higgins.
Memorial service was held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 8, 2005 at the Schmidt
Funeral Home Chapel in Bellville with the Rev. Harold Sellars officiating.
In lieu of usual remembrances, friends who wish may make memorial gifts to
the charity of their choice.
Funeral arrangements were under the direction of the Schmidt Funeral Home in
Posted by Joy Neely


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