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Ann Marchant Bull Robinson
Ann Bull Robinson, 88, of Due West, SC died Friday, August 5, 2011.
Born in Columbia, SC on June 21, 1923, she was married to the late Robert Mack Robinson, Jr. for 63 years. She was the daughter of the late William Pinckney Bull and Nettie O'Neil Walker.
She was an inaugural member of Dreher High School and she graduated from Winthrop College. Upon graduation from Winthrop, she worked for the War Department as an Intelligence Analyst in Washington, DC. She taught physical education at Erskine College where she met and married Robert Mack Robinson, Jr.
Ann led an active and productive life. Blessed with innate grace, Ann loved her family, faith, dancing, and good books. She was a self taught architect and she had her pilot's license. She was an educator in Memphis, TN. She was Treasurer on the Board of Trustee's and Long Range Capital Campaign Chair for Bonclarken Conference Center in Flat Rock, NC. She was inducted into Bonclarken's Hall of Fame for her contributions as a Servant Leader. In Due West she served as the Covenant Way librarian and was active in the ARP Church Circle.
Ann was unwavering in her devotion to her wonderful husband Mack and her love for her children, grand children and great-grand children.
Survivors include 2 sons Robert M. Robinson, III and his wife Susan of Memphis, TN and William "Bill" Robinson and his wife Nancy of Simpsonville, SC; 2 daughters Ann Robinson of Chattanooga, TN and Sally Funderburk and her husband Rick of Columbia, SC; 10 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends and guests in the Parkinson Parlor of Covenant Way on Monday, August 8 at 7:00 pm. A Celebration of Life will be conducted Tuesday, August 9 at 11:00 am at Due West ARP Church.
In lieu of flowers memorials in memory of Mrs. Robinson may be made to Covenant Way PO Box 307 Due West, SC 29639 or to Bonclarken Conference Center in Flat Rock, NC 28731.
VisitationParkinson Lounge, Covenant Way Due West, SC
Monday, August 8, 2011
ServiceDue West ARP Church
112 North Main St
Due West, SC 29639
Tuesday, August 9, 2011
I am saddened to hear of Ann's passing. I built a home for her and her husband in Flat Rock, NC. When we first met she declared herself a Self-Proclaimed Architect. And...This she was. The home she designed was sitting right in the middle of two great big pine trees 12'-1" apart. We moved the house 3 times before we finally got it to where there was 6'-1/2" on each side of the center of the front door. She and Robert were absolutely wonderful people to work for. I truly enjoyed building their home. Later, I was asked to help remodel other parts of the house. I hope that her children and grandchildren are still able to enjoy the home as much as she did for many years to come. My retirement has been very pleasant and easy to do having been able to work for such wonderful people like Mr. & Mrs. Robinson. My wife and I travel a great deal and I enjoy riding my Harley. Ann was a very lovely, friendly and all around great lady to work with. She will be missed. I would like to offer my sincere condolences to her family and friends. Preston Mintz of Preston Mintz Construction, Saluda, NC
Preston Mintz Aug 15 2011 12:00 AM
My family and I were deeply saddened to learn the news of Aunt Ann. I treasure my recent time with her during our family reunion in June. She was an inspiration to all of our family and will be truly missed. Sam and Vicky Hagins
Sam Hagins Aug 12 2011 12:00 AM
Dear Robinson Family, I am sorry for your loss. May you find comfort in your loving memories, and in knowing that God is "near to those that are broken at heart; and those who are crushed in spirit he saves." (Psalm 34;18) He has promised to soon "swallow up death forever...and wipe the tears from all faces." (Isaiah 25;8) With deepest sympathy,
valerie thompson Aug 8 2011 12:00 AM
Life is a journey and dying is going home. It is with a heavy heart for the family that I extend my sincere condolences in the loss of your dear mother. She was a gracious and wonderful lady. I always enjoyed hearing talk about her wonderful family,college days, and life in general. She was a fascinating lady, and she will surely be missed by all her friends and the staff at Covenant Way. May God bless you with His comfort and peace, as you glory in the hope of seeing her again in Heaven. In Love and Sympathy, Ruth Hill
Ruth Hill Aug 7 2011 12:00 AM
We offer our deepest sympathy and send our love to each member of the family. Dr. and Mrs. R. T. Ruble Due West, SC
Randall. T. Ruble Aug 7 2011 12:00 AM
My Mother asked me to e-mail her condolences to the family. I remember Mrs. Robinson very well as she was our neighbor when I was a little boy. I will always remember her kind and gentle spirit. My Mother called me as soon as she read about it in the paper and asked me to convery her and my Dad's condolences.
john and martha ann and John 111 mckee Aug 7 2011 12:00 AM
Dear Bill and Nancy: Kathy and I are so sorry to hear about the passing of Mrs. Robinson, and ask that you accept our sincere condolences. We know this is a time of both sorrow and celebration for the wonderful person she was. We were priviledged to have met her. We know you will take comfort from the long and productive life she enjoyed, and how much she meant to friends and family. Warm regards, Ron and Kathy Grant
Ron Grant Aug 6 2011 12:00 AM
And when the earth shall claim your limbs, then shall you truly dance. Kahlil Gibran/The Prophet
Ann Stuart Robinson Aug 5 2011 12:00 AM