|Birth: ||Mar. 13, 1917|
|Death: ||Aug. 14, 2006|
Katie Bell (Robinson) Lee, a beloved mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great-great grandmother has been called home. Kate passed away Monday, August 14, 2006 in Ballinger Memorial Hospital at the age of 89.
Kate was born March 13, 1917 in Grimes County to Florence (Blount) and Seth Robinson. They moved to Concho County in the fall of 1920 and then to Crews in Runnels County where she met the love of her life, Roy W. Lee, who preceded her in death March 5, 1980. They were married on June 22, 1936 in Runnels County.
Kate worked for Dry's Manufacturing in Winters for several years and made many delicious hamburgers for Jumbo Burger in Ballinger where she worked until she was 82 years old. Kate was a member of Seventh Street Baptist Church in Ballinger for many years.
Also preceding her in death were: sister "Big Sister"; brothers Shep, J.P., Gordon, and Wallace; sisters Dorothy King and Mary Moore; her father and mother Seth and Florence Robinson; grandparents James and Nannie Blount, George and Kate Robinson; son-in-law Warren Hedrick; father and mother-in-law John and Valera Lee.
Survivors include: a son, Freddie Lee of Ballinger; three daughters, Carolyn Martin and husband Billy Joe of Lake Ivie, Donna Hedrick, and Anne Rogers and husband Gene of Tuscola; brother W.E. "Dub" Robinson and wife Jearetta of Ballinger, brother-in-law John Moore of Ballinger, sister-in-law Lorrene Lee of Ballinger; special sister-in-law Jennie Margaret Lee of Abilene; 15 grandchildren, including one grandson, Ricky Clark, who was raised as a son; 36 great grandchildren; 5 great-great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews, and one long-time friend Tina Harris.
Pallbearers will be her grandsons: Ricky Clark, Jody Weaver, Doug and Sheldon Collins, Bruce Witter, and John Roy Lee.
Visitation will be Thursday, August 17, 2006 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Lange Funeral Home in Ballinger. Funeral service will be at Seventh Street Baptist Church at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, August 18, 2006. Burial will follow at Crews Cemetery.
Seth Sheppard Robinson (1888 - 1947)
Florence May Blount Robinson (1895 - 1983)
Roy William Lee (1910 - 1980)
Anne Rogers (1938 - 2012)*
Freddie Lee (1948 - 2013)*
Betty Mae Robinson (1915 - 1919)*
Kate Bell Robinson Lee (1917 - 2006)
George Sheppard Robinson (1918 - 1972)*
James Porter Robinson (1920 - 1945)*
Infant Robinson (1921 - 1921)*
Douglas Gordon Robinson (1923 - 1981)*
Mary Etta Robinson Moore (1926 - 2003)*
Dorothy Jean Robinson Pollard (1929 - 1951)*
Wallace Glen Robinson (1932 - 1936)*
William Edward Robinson (1937 - 2012)*
Created by: Kenneth D. Bogard
Record added: Aug 17, 2006
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