Wanda F. Robinson
MOUNT VERNON — Wanda F. Robinson, 94, of Mount Vernon died Sunday, May 4, 2008, at Summerville at HillenVale in Mount Vernon following an extended illness.
Wanda was born March 14, 1914, in Saskatchewan, Canada, to Ernest and Sarah (Ross) Joy, was a graduate of Sparta High School and had lived most of her lifetime in the Green Valley area helping her husband, Everett, on their farm. She was well known for the many beautiful rugs and pictures she hooked. Wanda was a member of the Green Valley United Methodist Church and was past president of their United Methodist Women.
Surviving are her daughters, Marcella (Oakley) Reffitt and Charlotte (George) Christman, both of Mount Vernon, and Diane (Lee) McConnell of Three Rivers, Mich.; grandchildren, Lois VanBarringer of Columbus, Larry (Christine) Reffitt of Mount Vernon, Janice Reffitt of Mount Vernon, Alan Reffitt of Columbus, Cheryl (Gary) Taylor of Columbus, Nancy Yandle of Meridian, Idaho, Sue (Robert Jr.) Willing of Delaware, Barbara (Fred) Wortman of New Albany and Karen (Mike) Knauss of Constantine, Mich.; great-grandchildren, Katherine Reffitt, Amy (Kelly) Hannum, Sarah (Derek) Eggert, Robert Willing III, Justin Willing, Bethany (Alberto) Soto Alvarez, Erin Pitkin, Eric (Erin) Wortman, Stephanie Wortman, Kelly Knauss and Kyle Knauss; great-great-grandchildren, Logan Eggert, Kassidy Eggert, Everett Hannum, Sean Wortman and Samantha Lee.
Besides her parents, Wanda was preceded in death by her husband, Everett D. Robinson; a grandson, William McConnell; six brothers, Harold Joy, Willard Joy, Orlo Joy, Kenneth Joy, Walter Joy and Albert Joy; and three sisters, Alice Griffith, Evelyn Davis and Elsie Joy.
Funeral services will be Thursday at 2 p.m. at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon with Pastor Sam Troyer officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Cemetery in Fredericktown. Friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday from noon until time of the service at 2 p.m.
Memorial contributions can be made to Green Valley United Methodist Church, 9288 Green Valley Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050. To send an online condolence to the family, visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
The Snyder Funeral Homes are honored to serve the family of Wanda F. Robinson.