Roxana Robinson, 68, El Dorado Springs (Vernon County), passed from this life on Monday, March 27, at Mercy Hospital in Joplin. Roxana was born June 21, 1948, in Nevada, to Charles Woodrow and Theda Harriet (Downey) Wilson. She was united in marriage to John Robinson on July 27, 1973, in Miami, Okla., and he survives of the home.
Roxana grew up in Nevada and attended Nevada High School graduating with the Class of 1966. Following high school she attended Cottey College for two years. For a number of years she worked as a Life Guard at Nevada City Swimming Pool at Radio Springs Park. Roxana also worked at 3M in Nevada for 25 years until her retirement. She was an avid softball player for many years. She also loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.
In addition to her husband, John, she is survived by one son Colby Robinson and his wife, Elba, Oklahoma City, Okla.; three grandchildren, Robert Hinojosa and his wife, Kristy, Robin O'Brien and her husband, Sean, Stephanie Hamilton and her husband, Corey; nine great-grandchildren; one brother, Woody Wilson and his wife, Linda, Bronaugh; one sister, Sherri Brennan, Lamar; several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; and one daughter, Casie, in 1999.
A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 1, at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada with her brother-in-law the Rev. Hubert Fox officiating. Interment will follow in Newton Burial Park in Nevada. Friends may call now and until the hour of service at Ferry Funeral Home.
Memorials are suggested in her memory to Vernon County Cancer Relief in care of Ferry Funeral Home.
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