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Mary Lois Cawthon Robinson

Born: 9/20/1942

Died: 12/21/2004

Maiden Name: Cawthon

Honorific: n/a

Mary Lois Cawthon Robinson passed away December 21, 2004, at Mother Frances Hospital in Tyler, Texas. She was born September 20, 1942, in Jacksonville, Texas, the daughter of William Sr. and Daisy Mae Guess Cawthon.

She was reared in Jacksonville and Hugo, Oklahoma. She attended and graduated from Jacksonville Public Schools and after graduation, completed barber college, receiving her license to practice as a barber. The bulk of her working career, 36 years, was spent working at Max Daiches Jewelers in Kilgore, Texas, until her retirement. In early adulthood, she married Jesse Willard Robinson Jr. and three daughters were born to this union. After her divorce, for 24 years, she was a companion to Lee Davis, whom she adored and loved until her final breath.

Her parents; a sister, Betty Ray; a brother, William Cawthon Jr., and a brother-in-law, Claude Robinson, all preceded her in death.

Survivors include three daughters and sons-in-law, Kimberlyn and Joseph Wilkins of Missouri City, Texas, Tina Rena Ray and Gayland Roberson of The Colony, Texas, and Tracy Elaine Robinson-Roy of Kilgore, Texas; loving companion, Lee Davis of Tyler; four sisters and brothers-in-law, Shirley and Scottie McDonald of The Colony, Janice and Johnny Harvest of Stafford, Texas, Paige Cawthon of Sugarland, Texas, and Regina Cawthon of Houston, Texas; one brother, Donald Ray Cawthon of Jacksonville; eight grandchildren, Tasheka McCane, Jessica Jackson, Whitney Roy, Brandon and Marissa Roberson, Joshua, Jacob, and Jordan Wilkins; and three great-grandchildren, Adrian and Brandon McCane and Trazeion Sanders; four aunts, Mary Ray of Kansas City, Kansas, Elnora Crisp of Lancaster, California, Catherine Cawthon of Englewood, California, and Thelma Williams of Atlanta, Georgia; stepmother, Doris Cawthon of Jacksonville; devoted cousins, Mary Ann Harris and Freeman Cawthon, both of Dallas, Texas; a cherished mother-in-law, Callie Robinson of Kilgore; a son-in-law, Freddie Roy of Longview, Texas; three sisters-in-law, Brenda Nobles of Dallas, Texas, Marilyn Stroud and Carolyn Herd, both of Kilgore; one brother-in-law, George Robinson of Kilgore, and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.