Shirley Lou Robinson, 80, of Martinsville, Ohio died 7:20 AM, Friday, September 16, 2011, at the Laurels of Blanchester. Her husband, James R. Robinson Jr., preceded her in death February 22, 1992. They were married April 30, 1949. Mrs. Robinson was born October 6, 1930, in Jasper Township, Greene County, Ohio, daughter of the late Clark and Emma Boatman Conover. She was a graduate of Martinsville High School.
Mrs. Robinson retired from Wilmington City Schools where she was a cook. She was a member of the Martinsville Church of Christ.
Mrs. Robinson is survived by three sons, David (Joyce) Robinson, Mike (Karol) Robinson, and Steve (Becky) Robinson; four daughters, Karen (Tim) Laycock, Jeri Robinson, Peggy Houston, and Christine (Tim) Penn; a sister, Mondalee (Bob) Robinson of Martinsville, Ohio; 15 grandchildren, Brian, Amy, Melissa, Katherine, Rachel, Mike, Chris, Jacob, Vicki, Adam, Jimmy, Cassandra, Kari, Steven, and Brianna; and 15 great-grandchildren. In addition to her husband and parents, a son-in-law, Tony Houston, a daughter-in-law, Debbie Robinson, and a grandchild, Chad, are preceded in death.
Funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family. Burial will be in Martinsville I.O.O.F. Cemetery. If desired, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Southwest Ohio, 7625 Comargo Road, Cincinnati, OH 45243.