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Elizabeth H. Robinson

November 30, 1929 - February 09, 2017

Wilmington, North Carolina

Lib died Thursday, February 9, 2017 at 2:22 am in Palm Bay Hospital, Palm Bay, Florida from kidney failure. She was surrounded by her daughter, Deborah Robinson Smith, her son, Jay M Robinson, Jr, granddaughter, Mary E Buza and grandson, Christopher D Emmons and spouses. She was the daughter of predeceased Mayo Cannon Holland and Lena Mae Ramsey of Bakersville, NC. Lib attended Bowman Elementary and High School in Bakersville, NC where she met the love of her life, Jay Robinson. She later went to nursing school at York County Hospital School of Nursing in Rock Hill, SC. She worked as a registered nurse and taught classes at Cabarrus County Hospital and Charlotte hospitals. Following the career of Jay, Lib lived in Concord, Norwood, on Lake Norman, in Chapel Hill and finally in Wilmington. She was a member of 4 bridge clubs and the Cape Fear Garden Club in Wilmington.

Funeral Information

Memorial services for Elizabeth H Robinson, (Lib), 87, of Wilmington, NC, wife of the late Jay M Robinson, superintendent of Cabarrus and Charlotte Mecklenburg County Schools, Vice President for the University of North Carolina and chairman for the State Board of Education, will be conducted at 2:00 pm on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at Wrightsville United Methodist Church, 4 Live Oak Drive, Wrightsville Beach, NC, 28480. The reception in the Fellowship Hall will immediately follow. The ashes will be placed with her husband at Silver Chapel Baptist Church in Bandana, NC by the family in the near future.

Donations Information

Memorial donations may be made to Wrightsville United Methodist Church, PO Box 748, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480 or the Thirteenth Street House for Women, 609 S. Thirteenth Street, Wilmington, NC, 28402 a women’s shelter Lib supported.

Elizabeth H. Robinson

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