• December 28, 2014

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Correnne Robinson

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Services for Correnne Robinson, of Killeen, will be at 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Harper-Talasek Funeral Home Chapel in Killeen with minister James Haney officiating. Burial will follow at 11 a.m. at Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen.

Mrs. Robinson died July 6, 2013, at her residence. She was born Nov. 2, 1940, in Allock, Ky., to J.W. and Helen Williams. She married Richard R. Robinson and to this union were added the blessings of three beautiful children, Richard E. Robinson Jr., Command Sgt. Maj. Glenn Douglas Robinson and retired Chief Petty Officer Steven D. Robinson.

She traveled the world as a military wife in places such as Fort Jackson, S.C., Fort Bragg, N.C., Fort Campbell, Ky., Fort Sill, Okla., Fort Lewis, Wash., Fort Bliss (twice), Fort Hood (four times), Hawaii, and a final assignment in Washington, D.C.

She was a loyal member of the Killeen Evening Lions for 12 years, serving as tail twister from 2002 to 2005, and other capacities as needed. She earned recognition with several certificates, was a progressive Melvin Jones Fellow and a Texas Lions Foundation Fellow.

Mrs. Robinson was preceded in death by Richard E. Richardson Jr.; her parents; brother, Herman Williams; and sister Connie Mae Haggans.

Survivors include her husband, Richard; sons, Command Sgt. Maj. Glenn Douglas (Lourdes) Robinson of New Mexico and Steven D. (Higawit) Robinson of Kuwait; sisters, Mary (Charles) Collins of Ohio, Lorraine Baker of South Carolina, Pearl (James) Bates of Ohio, Dailey Smith of Texas and Mary (Jerry) Tevis of Kentucky; brother, Larry Williams of Kentucky; grandsons, Elias and Richard D. Robinson; granddaughter, Correnne Robinson; one great-granddaughter; numerous nephews and nieces; special friends, Claudia Rhodes and Pearl Bragg; and particularly the Killeen Evening Lions and Lion Council 2000-2001 and 2004-2005.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Donor Service Lions Clubs International Foundation, Oak Brook, IL 60523

Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Harper-Talasek Chapel. Harper-Talasek Funeral Home in Killeen is in charge of arrangements.

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