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11/28/2020 4:39:00 PM
Wilma "Jo" Robinson
September 23, 1924 - November 26, 2020
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Wilma “Jo” Robinson, 96, of Blue Mound, IL passed away on Thursday, November 26, 2020.

Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic no services are planned at this time. Dawson & Wikoff Funeral Home, Blue Mound is assisting the family with arrangements.

Jo was born on September 23, 1924 in Mt. Auburn, Ill., daughter of Ora and Lucille (Wheeler) Fair. She was a 1942 Blue Mound High School graduate.

During WWII Jo worked for Sangamon Ordnance Plant in Illiopolis, Ill. and Houdaille-Hershey Plant in Decatur, Ill. She was the owner/operator of Jo’s Beauty Salon from 1946 until the 1980’s.

Jo married Daniel Robinson on November 16, 1946. He preceded her in death on March 4, 2010.

Jo was a member of Blue Mound First Christian Church and the Blue Mound Birthday Club. She enjoyed boating, camping, fishing, hummingbirds, sewing but most of all spending time with her grandchildren. Jo was very proud of being from Blue Mound and she loved everyone.

Jo is survived by her children: Daniel Joseph “Blue” (Jackie) Robinson of Decatur, Ill., Samuel (Loreane) Robinson of Decatur, Ill. and Cheryl K. Robinson of Taylorville, Ill.; sister: Mary (Ken) Nolen of Blue Mound, Ill.; grandchildren: Holli (Brian) Turner of Thompsonville, Ill., Autumn (Michael) Long of Taylorville, Ill., Jeanne Stohl of St. Joseph, Ill., Joseph Griggs of Olney, Ill., Jacob Griggs of Decatur, Ill., Jennifer (Jeremy) Witts of Nixa, Mo., Jaime Goodman of Mt. Zion, Ill., Joel (Rebecca) Robinson of Pasadena, Calif. and Colin Ayers and his companion Alexis Smith of Taylorville, Ill.; 14 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren.  

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, daughter: Linda Griggs, brothers: Tommy Fair, Ray Fair and Robert Fair, sisters: Daisy Fair and Norma Atchason and her grandson: Ronald Jacob Emerson.

Messages of condolence may be sent to the family at www.dawson-wikoff.com.





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