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Subject: [AFHA] Arizona Republic Obituaries 2/22, Erma Bobbitt,Toney Robinson
Date: Thu, 23 Feb 2012 15:57:49 -0700

Erma Dell BOBBITT, 91, died Saturday, February 18, 2012 in Gilbert, AZ. She was born in Herndon, AR to Andy and Eula Cook and moved to Arizona with her husband in 1949. They raised their family in Superior, AZ before moving to Queen Valley, AZ in 1980. She is survived by her children and their spouses: Ronald (Joyce) Bobbitt, and Roy (Sue) Bobbitt; sisters: Dorris Barrow, Springfield, MO, Andalee Bohne, Shirley Harrel both of Jonesboro, AR; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Earl Bobbitt; sisters: Marie Jones and Juanita Baugh; brothers: Morris Cook and Sammie Cook. A private graveside service will be held at Mountain View Cemetery in Mesa, AZ. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Queen Valley Fire Auxillary, 1494 E. Queen Valley Dr. Queen Valley, AZ 85118. Arrangements by Mountain View Funeral Home. Toney ROBINSON was born in Gravelly, AR on February 11, 1919 to his parents Laura Elizabeth and Frank Robinson. He came to be with his Savior on Sunday, February 19, 2012 in Scottsdale, AZ. When he was a young man, he joined the Navy and it was decided that he could best help in the war effort by aiding in the production of food and serving as a cowboy on a ranch in Oklahoma. After this he moved to Albuquerque, NM where he learned his trade, glazing. He then moved to Tucson, AZ where he opened a shop called American Paint & Glass. It was there that he met the love of his life, Shirley and also fell in love with Arizona because of it's great opportunities for hunting and enjoying the outdoors. He eventually moved into the Phoenix area and opened a glass shop in Scottsdale named Acme Scottsdale Glass. Along with his wife of 55 years, Shirley, he is survived by his three sons, Toney Jr, Kevin, and Keith and his three daughters Barbara, Donna, and Michelle. He is also survived by 14 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren with another one on the way. His memorial service will be held on Friday, February 24th at Phoenix Christian Assembly, 2030 No. 36th Street, Phoenix, AZ beginning at 7:00 p.m.

Robert E Paty, Scottsdale, AZ Indexer for The Obituary Daily Times

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