November 24, 1923 ~ March 24, 2003
Born in: Buncombe Co.,
Resided in: Asheville, NC
Earlean F. “Mimi” Robinson, 79, of 20 Pennsylvania Avenue, Asheville, died Monday, March 24, 2003, at Memorial Mission Hospital. Mrs. Robinson was born in Buncombe County and was preceded in death by her parents, Dillon F. and Beedie Ann Smith Summey and by a brother, J.D. Summey. She was retired after 38 years with National Linen Service. Surviving are a daughter, Pat Wood and her husband Tom, and two sons, Jerry Robinson and his wife Teresa and Harry Robinson and his wife Karen, all of Asheville; seven grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, and three sisters, Leona Robinson, Juanita Bowman, and Loretta Griffin, all of Asheville. Funeral services will be at 11:00 am Thursday in the Patton Avenue chapel of Groce Funeral Home with the Revs. Harold Webb and Tommy Bowman officiating. Burial will be at Green Hills Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Michael Davis, Chris Ledford, Joey, Larry and Chad Robinson and Bill Jones. Her family will receive friends from 7:00 - 8:30 pm Wednesday at the funeral home and want to express sincere appreciation to the 7th floor PMCU of Memorial Mission Hospital and Aston Park Nursing Center for the outstanding care they provided to Earlean Robinson.