Funeral services for Lorene Robinson, 88, Crane, Missouri, formerly of West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, March 15, 2013, at the Langston Street Chapel of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Mrs. Robinson died at 10:25 p.m., Tuesday, March 12, 2013, at her home.
She was born July 28, 1924, at Highland, Arkansas, to Oscar Sherman Smith and Cora Cena Ferguson Smith. On May 19, 1940, she was married at Hardy, Arkansas, to James Bryce Robinson, who preceded her in death September 8, 1988. She was a homemaker and enjoyed making quilts and sewing projects for all of her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Mrs. Robinson was a Christian and attended Spring Creek Church at Hurley, Missouri.
She is survived by four sons, Bob Robinson, wife, Velma, Mountain Home, Arkansas, Jim Robinson, wife, Sharon, Whetstone, Arizona, Johnny Robinson, Springfield, Missouri and Darrell Robinson, wife, Nancy, Gainesville, Missouri; three daughters, Kathy Foster, husband, Gary, West Plains, Missouri, Tina Bunch, Crane, Missouri and Nina Johnson, husband, Daryl, Longmont, Colorado; seven grandsons; five granddaughters; eight great-grandsons; five great-granddaughters; one sister, Cora Ann Neely, Batesville, Arkansas; special heart son, Paul Bishop, wife, Bobbi, Blue Springs, Missouri; and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.
Her parents, husband, three brothers, Leonard, Jesse and Sherman Smith and two sisters, Viola Fuller and Wilma Smith, precede her in death.
Mrs. Robinson will lie in state from 4:00 p.m., Thursday until service time in the Langston Street Chapel of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Homeland Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Compassus of Branson, Missouri and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.robertsondrago.com.