The funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, February 1, 2014 at the Faith Memorial C.M.E. Church, Brooks Road, Ideal, Georgia, where Reverend Zechariah Terry is pastor. The Reverend Rodney Duncan and Reverend Willie Green will officiate. Interment will follow in the Hopewell Cemetery, Brooks Mill Road, Rupert, Macon County, Georgia.
Mrs. Ruby Duncan Robinson was born September 23, 1914 to the late Lawrence Duncan and Lillie Mae Brooks Duncan in Ideal, Macon County, Georgia. She was educated in the public school system of Macon County. She was preceded in death by four siblings, Baby Duncan, Ola Mae Harpe, Nellie Lee Mahone and Homer Lester Duncan. At an early age she moved to New York City, New York, where she was employed as a domestic worker. Later she moved to Atlanta Georgia where she was employed with Central of Georgia Railroad Company as a cook for a number of years. After retiring from the Railroad, she moved back to her native land and cared for her mother, Mrs. Lillie Duncan, who preceded her in death. Mrs. Robinson followed the steps of her parents and joined the Faith Memorial C.M.E. Church, where she served faithfully on every facet of the church she loved so well.
She was united in holy matrimony to the late Dave Walker and to this union they were blessed with one daughter, Lillie Lou Walker Sheppard, who preceded her in death. Later she met and married the late Ed Robinson.
Survivors are two loving and devoted grandchildren, Ruby Sheppard, Crestview, Florida, and Reginald (Penny) Sheppard, Estoria, New York; two great grandchildren, Regina Sheppard and Brandon Sheppard, Crestview, Florida and one great great grandchild, Zariah Sheppard, Crestview, Florida; sister-in-law, Alice Duncan, Ideal, Georgia; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.