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  • Saturday, August 02, 2014
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  • Wednesday, August 20, 2014
    Although you don't know me nevertheless i am truly sorry for your loss. Please accept my deepest sympathies. Our Heavenly Father gives us promised hope of a resurrection at John 5: 28,29 and the end of all mankinds enemy death forever at Revelation21: 3,4. Hopefully these scriptures can bring you some comfort. Please visit www.jw.org for more information.
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Mr. Nathaniel Robinson
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Services for Mr. Nathaniel Robinson to be held on Saturday, August 2, 2014 at 12:00 Noon at West Shady Grove M. B. Church in Lexington, MS

“I have fought a good fight, I finished my course, and I have kept the faith.” 
II Timothy 4:7


Nathaniel Robinson was the first child of ten born to the late Dock Robinson Sr. and Bettie Anderson Robinson on August 12, 1923 in Lexington, MS.

Nathaniel departed this life on July 26, 2014 at the Lexington Manor Nursing Home.

Nathaniel confessed his hope in Christ and accepted him as his Lord and Savior and was baptized as a member of the West Shady Grove M. B. Church where he served on the Usher Board.

Nathaniel later joined East Jones M. B. Church under the leadership of Rev. Joseph McChristian where he served faithfully until his health failed.

Nathaniel received his education at West Shady Grove M. B. Church.

Nathaniel served in the U. S. States Army from 1943 to 1945. He received the Victory Medal from World War II. After being discharged from the Military, he returned home to Lexington, MS. In 1946 he relocated to Chicago, IL where he employed with Shift Packing Company for many years. Then in June 1970 Nathaniel moved back to Lexington, MS and made that his permanent home.

Nathaniel is preceded in death by his siblings, Alfred, Roosevelt, Frank, Dock Jr., Willie James, Anderson, and Lillie.

Nathaniel leaves to cherish his memories two daughters: Charlene (Claude) Knox of Chicago, IL and Patricia (Willie) Sandifer of Wesson, MS; One brother: J. T. (Jearlene) Robinson of Chicago, IL; one sister: Leola Harrington of Chicago, IL; two sisters-in-law: Essie Robinson of Chicago, IL and Earlean Robinson of Henderson, NV; one Aunt: Amanda Burks of Chicago, IL, four grandchildren and three great grandchildren, a very special cousin Nathaniel Robinson and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.