SYLACAUGA — Cora Jacqueline “Jackie” Robinson, 77, of Sylacauga, Alabama, went home to be with her Lord Saturday, Dec. 6, 2008.
She was born July 1, 1931, in Shelby County, Alabama, daughter of the late Jarrett A. Vick and the late Cora Lee Threadgill.
Mrs. Robinson is survived by her husband of 61 years, Charles William Robinson of Sylacauga; sons, Charles Ray Robinson and his wife, Jo Ann, and Joel L. “Joey” Robinson, all of Sylacauga; daughters, Sandra Gleason and husband Charlie of Sylacauga, Deedra George and husband Adam of Helena, Alabama, Kendra Ricks and husband Dale of Fayetteville, Alabama; sister, Ruby Robinson and husband Oscar, Jr. of Weogufka, Alabama; 13 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
She was a member of Mt. Vernon Baptist Church, and was preceded in death by a loving son, Greg Robinson.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to Stephanie Kelley and New Beacon Hospice.
Family will receive friends Sunday, Dec. 7, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m.
Services will be held at Radney-Smith Funeral Home Chapel Monday, Dec. 8, 2008, at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Bill Gwathney and the Rev. Paul Vick officiating.
Interment will follow in the Talladega Springs Cemetery, Talladega Springs, Alabama. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.