Sheridell ‘Biddy’ Robinson

Published 10:33 am Thursday, December 5, 2013

Funeral services for Sheridell “Biddy” Robinson of Brookhaven are 10 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7 at Ebenezer AME Church with the Rev. Andrew Stamps officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Tyler Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Visitation is Friday from noon until 6 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mr. Robinson, 83, died Dec. 2, 2013, at his residence. He was born June 1, 1930, in Lincoln County to Elige and Callie Robinson.

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He was retired from the U.S. Army. He was later employed at the local mobile home plant, Tyler Funeral Home Inc. and Abrams Mercantile in Brookhaven. He was a member of the Ebenezer AME Church where he served as trustee, steward and treasurer for a number of years.

Preceding him in death were his wife, Theola “Polly” Bryant Robinson; his parents; siblings, Curtis Robinson, Will Henry Robinson, and Dorothy (Dot) Lewis, and his son, Melvin Jones.

Survivors are his daughter, Robin Silas; grandson, Jonhathan Silas (Antoinette) of Clinton; great-grandson, Jonathan Silas Jr. of Clinton; his brothers, Lidge Robinson and Johnny Robinson (Madeline) of Greenville; four sisters-in-law, Christine Crossley, of Lubbock, Texas, Earline Corey (Cecil) of Pittsburg, Calif., Learline Bryant and Elaine Robinson; two brothers-in-law, NZ Bryant (Ruby) of Jackson and Silas Lewis of Monticello.