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 Leota L <I>Jones</I> Robinson

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Leota L Jones Robinson

  • Birth 26 Oct 1892 De Lassus, St. Francois County, Missouri, USA
  • Death 3 Mar 1994 Centreville, Wilkinson County, Mississippi, USA
  • Burial Centreville, Wilkinson County, Mississippi, USA
  • Memorial ID 87459564

Henry Pipes "Harry" Jones first married Emilie DeLassus.
They had 4 children:
1. Leota b1892
2. William Pipes b1893
3. Forstall E. b1895 d1901
4. Winifred. She married George V.Johnson.

Harry and Emilie divorced.

Leota Jones Robinson died 6:20 a.m. Thursday, March 3, 1994, at Centreville Health Care Center,Centreville,Miss. She was 101, a resident of Centreville Health Care Center and a native of DeLassus,Mo. She was a retired homemaker.

Visiting at St. Paul Episcopal Church, Woodville, Miss., 1:30 p.m. until religious services at 2:30 p.m. Friday, conducted by Father Clifton McInnis. Interment in Oaklawn Cemetery, Centreville.

Survived by a niece, Mrs. Bland Ormundo, Wichita Falls, Texas.

Preceded in death by husband, Myrtis Lee Robinson; a brother, William Pipes Jones; and a sister, Winfred Jones Johnson.

Pallbearers will be Karl Ewald III, Rusty Lipscomb, Johann Bultman, Jack R. "Buck" Darden, Wettlin Treppendahl, Charles Whetstone, Bud Germany and Bubba McKey.

Honorary pallbearers are Joe Lipscomb, Dr. James Leak, Curtis Hughes, Henry "Bubba" Robinson and Willis Darden.

She was a member of St. Paul Episcopal Church, Woodville. She graduated from Normal Teachers Institute, Natchitoches, in 1912, and taught high school English and history. She was active in many civic and social organizations and had the prestigious honor of being state president of Episcopal Women of Mississippi during the 1940s, where she received numerous citations for her excellent work. She and Mrs. Karl Ewald organized the Centreville Book Club, which is still an active cultural organization today. She was active in Daughters of the American Revolution, as well as a Pink Lady and hospital volunteer.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Paul Episcopal Church or a charity of choice. Newman Funeral Home, Centreville, in charge of arrangements.
Published in The Advocate (Baton Rouge, LA), March 4, 1994.

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  • Maintained by: Jan J. Shultz
  • Originally Created by: Ron Manley
  • Added: 27 Mar 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 87459564
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Leota L Jones Robinson (26 Oct 1892–3 Mar 1994), Find A Grave Memorial no. 87459564, citing Oaklawn Cemetery, Centreville, Wilkinson County, Mississippi, USA ; Maintained by Jan J. Shultz (contributor 47101238) .