Edna Ammons Robinson

Published 4:20 pm Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Edna Ammons Robinson of 2145 East Fork Road passed away Saturday, June 26, 2010 at Madison Manor Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. A native of Madison County, she was the daughter of the late Alvie Wallin Ammons and Ollie Peek Ammons and the great granddaughter of Jessie and Rhoda Peek Ammons, one of the founding families for Mars Hill College. &bsp;

She was a member of Beech Glen Baptist Church and a former longtime member of Peeks Chapel Baptist Church. She was also preceded in death by her loving husband, Porter McEwen Robinson, a brother, Rev. Dearl Ammons, and a sister, Elwanda Ammons Wilson.

She is survived by one son, Terry Marshall Robinson (Charlene) of Asheville, two daughters; Julaine Robinson Estes (Robert) of Jonesville, Va., and Lynette Robinson Willis (Marvin) of Pinnacle, N.C. Other survivors include two sisters-in-law, Anna Jo Peek Robinson and Gladys Ponder Ammons, and one brother-in-law, Albert A. Wilson, five grandchildren and nine great grandchildren, four nephews and one niece.

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A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 29, 2010 in Robbie Capps Memorial Chapel of Blue Ridge Funeral Service. Rev. Stanley Peek and Rev. Kevin Wilson will officiate. The committal service and interment will follow immediately in Mars Hill Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5 6 prior to the service.

Floral tributes will be accepted or in lieu of flowers memorials may be made to: Madison Manor Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 346 Manor Road, Mars Hill, N.C. 28754.

The family would like to thank all the caregivers and staff at Madison Manor Rehabilitation and Nursing Center for their loving care the last 18 months and especially thanks to; Holly Peek, Della Griffin, Dianne Shook and Tony Westberry, who she loved dearly.

Online condolences may be e-mailed to the family at www.blueridge-funeral-service.com.