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 Mary <I>Phipps</I> Robertson

Mary Phipps Robertson

Birth
Mecklenburg County, Virginia, USA
Death 4 Jan 2008 (aged 90)
USA
Burial Martinsville, Martinsville City, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 111813990 · View Source
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Mary Phipps Robertson, 90, of Brighton Gardens assisted living center in Greensboro, N.C., and formerly of Martinsville, died Friday, Jan. 4, 2008.

She was born in Mecklenburg County on Nov. 23, 1917, to Fredrick W. Phipps and Ella B. Phipps. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, C. Homer Robertson; and a brother, Fredrick Phipps Jr.

She attended Longwood College and received a bachelor’s degree from Averett College. She taught in the Henry County school system for 30 years.

She was a member of Pleasant Grove Christian Church and served as a deaconess, elder and on the church board. She taught Sunday school for many years and was a member of the Christian Women’s Fellowship.

Surviving are four daughters, Elizabeth Brown of Tampa, Fla., Harriett R. Lee of Greensboro, N.C., Sarah R. Kearney of Greensboro, N.C., and Sue Busing of Tampa, Fla.; a sister, Sarah Flagge of Gloucester; a brother, William Phipps of Petersburg; and six grandchildren.

The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at Pleasant Grove Christian Church with Minister George Harris officiating.

The family will receive friends from 2-4 p.m. today at Norris Funeral Services.

Memorials may be made to Spencer-Penn Centre, P.O. Box 506, Spencer, Va. 24165; Pleasant Grove Christian Church, 5232 Preston Road, Martinsville, Va. 24112; or Hospice Palliative Care, 2500 Summit Ave., Greensboro, N.C. 27405.

Jan 8, 2008
The funeral for Mary Phipps Robertson, 90, who died Jan. 4, 2008, was held at Pleasant Grove Christian Church on Monday. Minister George Harris officiated. Burial was in Roselawn Burial Park.
Pallbearers were David Brown, Michael Brown, Alex Lee, Ashley Busing, Caroline Kearney and Nicole Busing.
Norris Funeral Services and Crematory handled arrangements.


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  • Created by: Sam Eanes
  • Added: 5 Jun 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 111813990
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Phipps Robertson (23 Nov 1917–4 Jan 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 111813990, citing Roselawn Burial Park, Martinsville, Martinsville City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Sam Eanes (contributor 47325588) .