Shirley Mae Cook Robinson
Alpha: December 16, 1935 Omega: July 26, 2023
“Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil.
For thou art with me; Thy rod and thy staff they comfort me."
Shirley Mae Cook Robinson found comfort and transitioned peacefully on Wednesday, July 26, 2023 at Ochsner Kenner Medical Center at the age of 87 surrounded by her loving children. Born December 16,1935 to the late Albert and Mattie Osum Cook. She was a graduate of Fifth Ward High School with the class of 1955. Shirley devoted her life to Christ when she was then baptized in 1970 at Bethlehem Baptist Church by Rev. Cleveland Farlough.
She leaves to cherish her precious memories her five children; David Robinson Jr., (Ursula), Karen Jones, Marcel Robinson- Wallace, Yvette Robinson and Uneika Henderson. One godson; Kevin Bovie. Four loving sisters; Augustine Perrilloux (Marvin), Roseann Batiste, Genolia Granderson and Elva Perrilloux all of Reserve, LA. Brothers in law; Ervin Jack Sr of Reserve, LA and Albert Sanders of Los Angeles, CA. Three sisters-in-law; Marcel Hodges (Delbert), Betty Robinson and Ernestine Robinson all of Los Angeles, CA. Also, survived by seven grandchildren; Alton Jr.and Keisha Alexander, Kalen, Kyle and Kaden Henderson, Angel Robinson and Darrius Robinson. Four great-grandchildren; Aron Whitfield, Malachi Alexander, Zoe Maria Henderson and Gianni Michael Alexander followed by a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and the Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church family. She was preceded in death by her late husband of 42 years, David Edward Robinson Sr., sisters Leander C, Jack and Viola Cook, brothers Glenzy ,Cleveland, and Albert Cook and nephew, Bryant Perrilloux. Awaiting her in heaven are her brothers and sisters-in-law; Ida Mae Cook, Eddie Granderson, Mae Sanders and Eula, Doris, Brenda, James, Ray and Jessie Robinson (Marion).
Shirley was a native and lifelong resident of Reserve, LA and she will be sadly missed. Relatives, friends, family, pastors, officers, members of Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church, employees of St. Peter’s Catholic Church Rectory and all neighboring churches are invited to the visitation services held at Patrick Sanders Funeral Home located at 605 Main Street in Laplace, LA on Friday, August 4,2023 from 4pm-7pm followed by the homegoing celebration on Saturday, August 5,2023 at Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church located on East 20th street in Reserve, LA at 11am followed by Interment services at St. Peter’s Catholic Church Cemetery.
“The Robinson Family greatly appreciate the many acts of kindness and sympathy shown during the loss of our loved one. A special thanks goes to the staff of Metropolitan Dialysis Staff for the care and attention given to our loved one.”