from Ruth Walsh
Marietta Monitor, Friday, January 30, 1948, p.1
RITES SUNDAY FOR SPENCE ROBINSON - Funeral services will be held
afternoon at the first Baptist church for Spence Robinson, 60 years
passed away early Thursday morning in Dallas.
He has been in ill health for the past 12 months suffering
incurable disease of leukemia. He was confined to his home
for two weeks
before being moved to the Maxfield's clinic in Dallas three weeks
Deceased was born in Whitewright, Texas, gut had made
his home in this
vicinity for many years. He has many friends in Love County
well-known and well-liked among traders, farmers, cattlemen, and
businessmen. During the two weeks that he was confined to
his home many of
his friends visited him and although knowing that he would live
but a short
time he was very cheerful.
Survivors include his wife; one daughter, Mrs. Edna
Mae Mobley of
Kilgore, Texas; two grandchildren; two brothers, George Robinson
Texas; and Jim Robinson of Whitewright, Texas; three sisters, Mrs.
Triggs, Wichita Falls; Mrs. Ethel Brown of Thackerville; and Mrs.
of Dallas; and one niece, Mrs. Ancel Smoot of Gamesville (sic -
Burial will be in the Lake View cemetery with all arrangements
of the Goodrich funeral home. (researcher's note: Spencer
Robinson was the
son of Major Lee Robinson and Temperance Blanton. He was the
Josiah Blanton and Lucy Westbrook and of Wylie Robinson. In
Robinson married Myrtle Harvey of Grayson Co., TX. Their
only child, Edna
Mae Robinson, married Roy Merritt Mobley in Marietta, Love Co.,
OK in 1932.)
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