March 28, 1926 - February 26, 2019
CHESTER, SC: Mrs. Ethel Dover Robinson, 92, entered into eternal rest on February 26, 2019 after a brief illness. A graveside memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, March 1, 2019 at Chester Memorial Gardens with Rev. Clay Waldrip officiating. The family will receive friends from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Thursday, February 28, 2019 at Barron Funeral Home. Born March 28, 1926 in Chester, Mrs. Robinson was a daughter of John Washington Dover and Ora Elizabeth Franklin Dover. She was educated in the public schools of Chester County and during her long career worked for Manetta Mills, Springs Industries, and Chester Sportswear. In 1947, she married the late Edward Owens Robinson, and they had of their marriage two sons, Marvin Edward (Eddie) Robinson and Dr. Jerry Wayne Robinson (Carolyn), both of Chester, SC. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and her four siblings: Herbert William (Hub) Dover, Walter James Dover, Marvin O’Dell (Catfish) Dover, and Ora Elizabeth Varnadore and daughter-in-law, Lee Hamilton Robinson. She is survived by her two sons, and four grandchildren, Allen Douglas Josey (Jill) of Chester, Marvin Edward Robinson, Jr. (Sally) of Lexington, SC, John Edward Robinson (Sallie) of Charleston, SC, and Melissa Triplett Newman (Craig) of Roanoke, VA; eight great-grandchildren, Elizabeth Brooks Josey, Mary Douglas Josey, Margaret Dover Robinson, Kathleen Bethune Robinson, Caroline Ann Bennett Robinson, John Edward Robinson, Jr., Mary Elisabeth Read Robinson and Reece Owens Newman; niece, Vickie Varnadore and numerous other nieces and nephews. Memorials may be made to Chester Ministerial Association Food Pantry at Purity Presbyterian Church, PO Box 278, Chester, SC 29706 or First Baptist Church of Chester, PO Box 518, Chester, SC 29706.
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