Robinson, Annie

Annie Robinson
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Annie Robinson, 89, of Artesia, died Thursday, March 17, 2005 at Laurel Ridge Care Center in Clovis.

She was born June 21, 1915 in Hayworth, Okla. to Marion West and the former Mary Elizabeth Martin. She attended school at Clarksville, Texas. She married Charles Robinson in 1936.

During WWII, Annie worked in the Naval Shipyard as a riveter. Robinson and her husband moved to Arkansas for several years before moving to Artesia in 1952 where she worked more than 20 years at Moore’s Bakery.

Mrs. Robinson made her home in Fort Sumner in 2001. She enjoyed quilting, sewing, and tending to her flower garden, and especially loved roses. She also enjoyed traveling to visit with her family.

Robinson was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; two sisters, Vivian Counts and Myrtle West; and a son James Robinson.

Survivors include two daughters Janet Williams of Ruidoso and Mary Ann Cortese (and husband Buddy) of Fort Sumner; one son, Charles Robinson (and wife Mary) of Lonsdale, Ark.; a daughter-in-law, Kieko Robinson of Sierra Vista, Ariz.; five grandchildren, Neil Robinson (and wife Tammy) of Lonsdale, Ark., Pam Carter (and husband Kirk) of Lafayette, La., Paula Simpson of Mesa, Ariz., Sarah Cortese of Fort Worth, Texas and Elizabeth Autrey (and husband Ryan) of Texico; five great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Anna Teeter and Robin Simmons officiated services. Burial followed at Fort Sumner Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Buddy Cortese, Ryan Autrey, Kirk Carter, Chris McShanag, Nick Cortese, and Jay Cortese. Honorary bearers were all her family and friends.

Memorial contributions may be sent to the First Baptist Church Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 287, Fort Sumner, New Mexico 88119.

Arrangements were by Chavez Funeral Home of Fort Sumner.