Melissa Robinson

Friday, August 6, 2004

LILBOURN, Mo. -- Melissa Christina "Missy" Robinson, 16, of Lilbourn died Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2004, in an automobile accident near Benton, Mo.

She was born June 15, 1988, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Peter Glenn and Martha Hampton Robinson.

Robinson was a junior at Richland High School where she was an honor student, had played softball, was a junior high cheerleader, an officer of FTA and Library Club, member of FBLA, Beta Club, FCCLA, and Student Council. She was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in New Madrid, Mo.

Survivors include her father of Dexter, Mo.; two sisters, Sarah Robinson of Branson, Mo., Emily Robinson of Lilbourn; a brother, James Robinson of Dexter; paternal grandparents, James and Barbara Robinson of Lilbourn; and maternal grandparents, Lloyd and Hazel Pratt of Sikeston, Mo.

She was preceded in death by her mother.

Friends may call at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston after 5 p.m. today.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Immaculate Conception Church in New Madrid, with the Rev. Randy Tochtrop officiating. Burial will be in Mounds Park Cemetery at Lilbourn.