Deborah Susan Robinson – West City, Illinois

Deborah Susan (Lipe) Griffin Robinson, age 71, of West City, passed away Saturday, May 1, 2021 at her daughter’s home, surrounded by her family.

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday, May 7, 2021 at the Leffler Funeral Home of Benton with Rev. Mark Minor officiating. Burial will be in the Phillips Cemetery of Ewing. Visitation will be from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Thursday evening; and from 12:00 noon to 1:30 p.m. Friday at the Leffler Funeral Home of Benton.

We ask everyone attending the services to be considerate of others and to practice social distancing. We are limited to 50 people in our funeral home at a time, masks are required. If you are sick, please stay at home.

Deborah was born on November 7, 1949 in Benton, Illinois; the daughter of Roy Lipe and Patsey (Crippen) Lipe. She was first married to John W. Griffin, and he preceded her in death on July 12, 2002. On August 15, 2003 she married Jimmy Floyd Robinson, and he survives.
She was a former surgical nurse and mental health counselor.

Deborah was a member of Whittington Church, where she enjoyed worshipping her Lord Jesus with her church family.
She enjoyed reading, working puzzles, sewing, and doing crafts.

Surviving is her husband Jimmy Robinson of West City; a daughter Diane Stroud of Marion, IL; two sons: John Griffin, Jr of Benton, Kenneth Griffin and wife Karen of Shelbyville, TN; grandchildren: Dakota Griffin, Katie Griffin, Shelby Griffin, Alexis Burke, Amanda Burke, Kenny Griffin, Brayden Griffin, Brad Stroud, Brandi Stroud, and Brittney Rector; seven great-grandchildren: Jasmine, Drew, Jackson, Dylan, Natalie, Kinsley, and Maverick; five sisters: Becky Buchanan, Mary Mason, Sandy Dover, Cindy Weller, and Tammy Moore; several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her first husband John W. Griffin.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Whittington Church; and will be accepted at the Leffler Funeral Home, 401 East Main Street, Benton, IL 62812.

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