Rose Marie “Mickey” Robinson Blakely

Published 5:00 am Thursday, September 25, 2008

Services for Rose Marie “Mickey” Robinson Blakely, ofBrookhaven, are 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, at St. James M.B.Church with burial in Hillcrest Cemetery.

Visitation is Friday from 1 until 7 p.m. with family presentfrom 6 until 7 p.m. at Williams Mortuary.

Mrs. Blakely, 70, died Sept. 21, 2008, at Southwest MississippiRegional Medical Center in McComb. She was born in Lincoln Countyon March 15, 1938, to Tom Robinson and Velma Banks Robinson.

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She was retired. She was a member of St. James M.B. Church.

Preceding her in death were her father; a devoted companion,Roland B. Ralph Jr.; her sisters, Shelley Bland and JeanetteQuarles; a brother, Tom Robinson Jr.; a daughter, Patricia “Pat”McCorley; and a son, Lorenzo “Neil” Robinson.

Survivors are her mother, Velma Banks Robinson, of Brookhaven;her sons, the Rev. Wallace Robinson and wife, Ruby, of Moss Point,and Tyrone Robinson, of Pascagoula; her daughters, Sandra Smith andhusband, Walter, of Brookhaven, and Tangie Bonds and husband, Tony,of Elizabeth City, N.C.; a brother, Charlie Frank Robinson andwife, Betty, of Wesson; her sisters, Ada Joe McCall and husband,Ozzie, of Theodore, Ala.; her adopted daughters, Vickie Johnson andJessie Lee Cannon, both of Brookhaven, her 12 grandchildren; her 12great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild; a great aunt, HalsieWatts, of Brookhaven; her three devoted friends, Velma Gayten,Hazel Franklin and Alberta Caston; and a host of nieces, nephews,other relatives and friends.