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Plennie J. Robinson

POSTED: July 20, 2008 5:03 a.m.

Plennie J. Robinson, 88, of Dawsonville, died Wednesday, July 2, 2008 following a period of declining health.

A native of Royston, Mrs. Robinson lived most of her adult life in Dawsonville. A lifetime member of the Methodist faith, she proudly served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. Upon her discharge from the service, she married her husband Ralph and began her life calling, teaching children. Mrs. Plennie began her career in the one room school houses of Dawson County and continued to teach in the elementary school in Dawson County for over 65 years, retiring in 2005.

She daily shared her love of reading with generations of school children with the reading of her beloved "Grandfather Tales."

Her memory will forever live on in the Dawson County School System with the dedication of the Plennie J. Robinson Library in the Dawson County Middle School, which will take place on Aug. 3, 2008.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Robinson.

Survivors include her sister and brother-in-law, Flo and George Koermer of Maryland; nieces and nephews, Ann Story, Stacey and Tim Gravitt, Sam and Kelley Story, Judd and Brynn Gravitt, Robert and Maryann Story; all of Cumming; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Herbert and Blanche Robinson of Gainesville, C.I. Robinson of Dawsonville; various other relatives also survive.

Funeral services were Saturday, July 5 at 2 p.m. at the Bearden Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Hugh Fields officiating. Interment followed in the Dawsonville City Cemetery.

Bearden Funeral Home of Dawsonville was in charge of the arrangements.

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