Ann Campbell Robinson went to be with her loved ones Thursday afternoon, September 22, 2022, leaving this world at the age of 81. She was born on June 11, 1941, in Del Rio, Texas to Clarence and Lois (Denney) Campbell.
She is survived by her husband, Charles Robinson, of Uvalde, whom she married on August 26, 1959 in La Pryor. They just celebrated their 63rd anniversary. Also surviving are granddaughter Krista Robinson, grandson, Chad Robinson, two great granddaughters, Faith McKenzie Gilcrease and Miracle Grace Robinson, and daughter-in-law Teresa Robinson,
all of Arlington, Texas.
She was preceded in death by her parents, daughter Charla Ann Robinson and son, Denney Robinson.
Services were held Monday, September 26, 2022 with burial at 10 a.m. and Memorial Service at 2:00 at First Baptist Church. Brother Jerry Scott, Pastor of a Baptist Church in Kingston, Oklahoma, officiated, assisted by Brother Ralph Huerta of First Baptist Church in Uvalde.
Pall bearers were Rick Ickert, Randy Ickert, David Ickert, Al Ramirez, Ray Benavides, William Robinson, Jimmy Trees, and Bob Hunter.
Ann loved everyone but just to mentioned some really special ladies dear to her heart are Donna Lasher, lynne Lankford, Imelda Ramirez, Allene Hunter, Lillian Corrigan, and Shirley English. The Rev. Don Tumlinson was also a special friend.
The family wishes to thank the First Baptist Church staff including former pastor, Lonnie Moore, her Sunday School Class and many friends.
They would also like to thank the Uvalde Memorial Hospital, especially the wonderful nurses who administered and care for her during her many stays. Special thanks to Dr. Gtrgory Page.
They suggest, if you wish to honor Ann in some way, they would recommend Uvalde Hospice Care, El Progreso Library or one of your choice.
Ann began school at North Heights Elementary in Del Rio and graduated from La Pryor High School in 1959. She decided to become a beautician and enrolled in a beauty college in Lubbock, Texas. Her plan was to stay with her aunt but that plan was soon abandoned when her future husband, Charles, enrolled at Texas Tech. The two were married on August 26, 1959 and the following day were on their way to Lubbock, a journey that lasted for 63 years.
Ann completed Beauty School and worked for a while. She then
enrolled at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center on the Amarillo Campus. That endeavor was put on hold when Charla was born in Lubbock in 1962 and a year later Charles took a coaching position at Pecos High School. Denney was born in Uvalde in August, 1964 although they still lived in Pecos. Ann was staying with her parents in La Pryor a few weeks before Denney's birth.
The Robinson Quartet arrived in Uvalde in August 1966 when Charles took a position at Uvalde High School. They joined the First Baptist Church and Ann's first working position in Uvalde was Church Secretary with Pastor Alton Patton. Primary reason moving to Uvalde was to be closer to their parents. Ann's other employment was at First State Bank in the Loan Department with Jim Cowan, Faculty Secretary at SWTJC, and 11 years with the Uvalde CISD, before taking early retirement.
Charles retired at the end of 1994 and they lived in Concan for a year before moving to Carlsbad, New Mexico for a nine year period. While in Carlsbad, Ann became proficient in making dolls for various individuals and groups. She was excellent cook that many will attest to. Once you had one of her fried pies, you were a friend for life. She was also an excellent seamstress. She made both of her children's clothes as well as her own, and she even surprised her husband by making three suits for him, which he wore proudly. One of her friends was complimenting her on the dress she was wearing one Sunday at church and asked her she bought her clothes. She made the majority of the clothes she wore.
Quilting? She made every quilt, solo, the family needed over the years
and produce some for her mother and friends. Needle work was a “work of art” for her and they were fantastic items.
She enjoyed searching geneology and has produce quite a volume so her children and grand children will know about their ancestors.
She had her priorities straight, taking off work to support her father and later her mother when they needed it the most. She also quit working when her children were small until they started school. She supported Charla and Denney in all of their activites and according to her grandchildren, their “Nonnie” was the best grandmother ever!
Services were under the direction of Rushing, Estes, Knowles Mortuary.