In memory of
Emma L. Robinson
Emma L. Robinson 1945—2017 Emma L. Robinson, 71, of Rockford, Illinois, died Sunday the 16th of April at Villa PA Peterson Healthcare Center. She was born May 7, 1945, in Rockford, the daughter of Johnny and Leola Robinson. Emma attended Auburn High School and graduated from Nola School of Beauty. Emma retired from St. Elizabeth Social Center as a social worker after 20 years of community dedicated service. She moved to Little Rock, Arkansas, living 3 years and then to Belleville, Illinois for 12 years before returning back to Rockford in 2015. Emma leaves to cherish many loving memories, sons Garletta "GG" Lee, and Mark (Shuntelle) Robinson; daughter, Tonya Robinson; 7 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; sister, Gloria Jean (Robert) Jordan; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends including special friend, Garland Riley. She is predeceased by her parents, brother, John Robinson and sister, Shirley Stephens. Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, April 20, 2017, at Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church, 301 Klines Avenue. Burial in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the time of service. Arrangements completed by Carl E. Ponds Funeral Home, 2429 W. State St.
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