Pearl G. Robinson, 85


Pearl G. (Banks) Robinson, 85, of Millville, passed away on Thursday, March 15, 2007, at Beebe Medical Center. She was the daughter of the late Raymond L. and Emma (Tyre) Banks.

Robinson was a member of St. George’s United Methodist Church in Clarksville and part of the BYKOTA class at the church. She enjoyed spending time with family and friends, playing games and going out to eat with friends Louise Toomey, Ruth Davidson and Sissy Toomey.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Manaen S. Robinson Jr.; brothers, Ezekiel Banks and Raymond Banks Jr.; and her sister-in-law, Louise Banks. She is survived by her beloved children – daughters, Diane Robinson Madara and husband Ken of Selbyville; Donna Lee Robinson of Laurel; sons, Don Robinson and wife Ann of Newark and Manaen S. Robinson III and wife Cynthia of Millsboro; six grandchildren, Laura Madara of Montchanin, Lisa Goodwin and husband Ed of Pasadena, Md., Denise Robinson and fiancé Todd Bartow of Elkton, Md., Deal L. Robinson and wife Maria of Anchorage, Alaska, Megan Moore and husband Shawn of Dagsboro, and Manaen S. Robinson IV of Albany, N.Y. and his fiancée Cara Deldeo of Millsboro; nine great-grandchildren , Christopher Jock and Stephanie Chichester, Andrew Jock, Cheryle Jock Bunting and husband James, Christopher Robinson, Gigi Robinson, Rachel Robinson, Marshall Robinson, Tyler Moore and Kaylee Moore; one great-great-grandson, Matthew Bunting. She is also survived by three sisters, Verdie West of Milford, Margaret West of Frankford, and Linda Showell and husband Sam of Millsboro; lifelong friend Gladys Gramlich of Fla.; and a host of dear cousins, nephews, nieces, great-nieces and great-nephews.

A funeral service was scheduled for Thursday, March 22, 2007, with interment in St. George’s Cemetery in Clarksville. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions in her name to St. George’s United Methodist Church, 34464 Atlantic Ave., Ocean View, DE 19970; or to the Millville Volunteer Fire Co., 316 Atlantic Ave., Millville, DE 19967.