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Connie Long Robinson

ROCK HILL -- In the arms of an angel, Connie Long Hatley Robinson passed away quietly on Friday, Aug. 31, 2007, with her family by her side.

The daughter of the late John E. and Kathryn Griffin Long, she was born in Gastonia, N.C. on Dec. 26, 1908. She moved to Albermarle, N.C., where she married the late Brad Hatley. She was widowed at a young age and then married the late Thomas William Robinson of Rock Hill. With this marriage two families blended with love.

Mrs. Robinson was retired supervisor of the Case Records Department of M. Lowenstein & Sons.

Preceding her in death are her sister and best friend, Lois Long Brown; sisters, Aulida Snipes and Gwendolyn Morgan; and one special nephew, Gene Edward Martin.

Mrs. Robinson was a long time and faithful member of Oakland Ave. Presbyterian Church.

She is survived by two daughters, Kathryn Hatley Davison of Charlotte, N.C., and Barbara Robinson Bynum (Meredith) of Rock Hill; six devoted grandchildren, Dr. Kathryn D. Barden of Pendelton, S.C., William C. Davidson III of Denver, N.C., Janice D. Hucks (Larry), Laura Fowler (Michael), William "Butch" Whitmire (Sue) and Linda B. Yannotti (Chan), all of Rock Hill; her special nephew, Dr. Steve A. Martin of Winston-Salem, N.C.; and 14 great-grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held Sunday, Sept. 2, 2007, at 2 p.m. at Laurelwood Cemetery, followed by a Memorial Funeral service at Oakland Ave. Presbyterian Church at 2:30 p.m., with the Rev. Dr. William Pender officiating.

The family will greet friends following the memorial service at the church. The family would like to express our deepest appreciation to the staff of White Oak Manor and to Hospice & Community Care for their gentle and loving care. Their kindness will never be forgotten.

Mrs. Robinson's family request donations be made to Hospice & Community Care, P.O. Box 993, Rock Hill, SC 29731.

The family will be at the home of a daughter, Barbara Bynum, 251 Greenbay Drive, Rock Hill.

Bass-Cauthen Funeral Home is serving the family of Mrs. Robinson.