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Thelma Jean Robertson

July 3, 2017

Burial Date July 8, 2017


Saturday, July 8, 2017
2:00 pm
Simon Chapel M.B. Church
Whiteville, Tennessee


Antioch Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery
Whiteville, Tennessee

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Thelma Jean Robertson was born September 15, 1957 in Somerville, TN to Lizzie L. Robertson and Ernest Jarrett both of Whiteville, TN, raised by her step-father Wesley McKinnie who preceded her in death.

She departed this life Monday, July 3, 2017 at Baptist East Hospital. Preceding her in death was her sisters: Georgia Greer, Shirley McKinnie, and brothers: Wesley McKinnie, Jr., Donnie McKinnie, Jeffery McKinnie, and Quinn Douglas.

Thelma accepted Christ at an early age. During her childhood years she joined Clover Garden C. M. E. Church. She later joined Simon Chapel M. B. Church until her health failed. She attended Fayette County and Hardeman County School Systems. She was a loving and kind person, who would do anything for anyone in need. She loved her family and whomever she came in contact with. She greeted them with open arms. Her favorite past time was spending time with her children and grandchildren. Thelma had a charming personality and was a beautiful person inside and out. She was a very good cook and a good care giver.

Thelma leaves cherish her memories a loving and devoted mother: Lizzie L. Robertson; two beautiful daughters: whom she loved dearly Angela (Dexter) Allen, and Tanya Robertson all of Whiteville, TN; two sons: Lester Earl Robertson of Henderson, TN, Marco Robertson of Nashville, TN., grandchildren:hark Allen, LaDayttick Allen, LaDe’untrick Allen, Bri’Aisha Robertson, Iesha Green, Johnathan Green, Brianna Green, Tamarcus Gray, Demarcus Green, Kyle Jarmon Por’shun Robinson; three sisters: Patricia Green, Maryland McKinnie, Brenda (James) Rhodes all of Whiteville, TN; Dorothy McKinnie of Humboldt, TN; seven brothers: Richard McKinnie of Brownsville, TN, Michael Douglas of Whiteville, TN, Ernest (Beverly) Spencer Thomas Spencer, Homer Spencer, C. H. Woods all of Bolivar, TN, Roy Taylor of Fayette County; three aunts Lucy Mae Robertson, Velma Robertson Hunt, preceded her in death Dorothy (James) Minter; four uncles: William Thomas Robertson, Robert Lee Robertson, Otis Boyd whom proceeded her in death and Leroy (Ruth) Robertson of St. Louis, MO; special friends: Shirley Bates of Milwaukee, WI, Sharon Bozof of Rossville, TN, Lisa Bozof of Rossville, TN and Nita Boyd of Whiteville, TN. A host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends who will miss her dearly.

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