Nellie G. Robinson, 85, of Sunnyside passed away on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011.

Nellie was born Dec. 11, 1925 in Palestine, Texas to Truman and Mary (Smith) Herrod.

Nellie graduated from Loma Linda Academy in Loma Linda, Calif.

On Dec. 31, 1947 she married Lynn R. Robinson.

Nellie was a certified nursing assistant and loved to crochet, travel, collect miniatures and she loved her dogs.

She was a member of the Sunnyside Adventist Church, where she helped in the food bank, and also helped in the Auburn Adventist Church Community Center.

She loved her family and cherished spending time with them.

Nellie is survived by her daughters, Mary Lou (Ralph) Bresee of Las Vegas, Nev., Lynell (Larry) Mays of Grandview, Dena (Jim) Johnson of Aloha, Ore. and Diana (Philip) Garber of Republic; nine grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Nellie was preceded in death by her loving husband, Lynn R. Robinson; and a son, Allen R. Robinson.

Memorial services for Nellie will be held by the family at a later date.

Smith Funeral Home LTD and Crematory in Sunnyside is in charge of arrangements.


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