Mary Lois Robinson

Mary Lois Robinson, 89, of Sistersville, departed this life Wednesday, September 20, in Sistersville General Hospital.

She was born in Sistersville on June 12, 1928, a daughter of the late Evart F. and Frances Soliday Thistle. She was a graduate of Sistersville High School and Marshall University. She was an elementary school teacher by profession and taught in Tyler County Schools for several years. She was a member of the Church of the Nazarene, Sistersville. She was a most devoted wife, mother and grandmother.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Harold B. Robinson, in 1979. Three brothers: James F. Thistle, Donald C. Thistle, and William B. Thistle. Two sisters: Ellen E. Thistle and Janet S. Thistle.

She is survived by two sons: Alan Robinson of Phoenix, Arizona (formerly of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) and Brian Robinson of San Diego, California. A daughter, Lissa Furbee (David) of Alma. Two grandsons: Luke Furbee (Ashlee) of Middlebourne and Rob Furbee of Fairmont. A great-granddaughter, Lillian Furbee, of Middlebourne.

Friends will be received at the Furbee Funeral Home, Tyler City, on Saturday, September 23 from 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M., where services will be held on Sunday, September 24 at 2:00 P.M. with the Reverend Matt Llewellyn officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Journey Hospice, 314 S. Wells St., Sistersville, WV 26175, Church of the Nazarene, 810 Wells St., Sistersville, WV 26175 or the charity of ones choice.