Mary Robinson

Tuesday, March 10, 2009
Mary Robinson

Mary Robinson

PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Mary E. Robinson, 75, of Perryville died Monday, March 9, 2009, at Perry County Memorial Hospital.

She was born June 13, 1933, at Apple Creek, Mo., daughter of William J. and Clara Trapp Ponder. She and Bernard Robinson were married June 30, 1951, at Apple Creek. He preceded her in death Jan. 18, 2002.

Robinson was a homemaker, member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church and the Ministry of Praise.

Survivors include a daughter, Mary (Terry) Kirn of Perryville; a son, Charles (Jackie) Robinson of Perryville; seven grandchildren, Angela (Donnie) King, Laurie (Sean) O'Dell, Andrea (Jason) Mattingly, Jessica Kirn, Nick Kirn, Josh Robinson, Lucas Robinson; two brothers, Raymond Ponder of Jackson, Martin Ponder of House Springs, Mo.; two sisters, Luella Degenhardt of Perryville, Antonia Naumann of Blackwell, Mo.; and six great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband; two sons, Bernard R. and Gerald Robinson; a daughter, Diane Robinson; four brothers; and two sisters.

Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday and 6:30 to 9:50 a.m. Thursday at Miller Family Funeral Home. Parish prayers will be at 6:15 Wednesday. The rosary will be recited at 9 a.m. at the funeral home.

Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Perryville, with the Rev. Rickey Valleroy officiating. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to St. Vincent de Paul Schools.