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The Helena Arkansas Daily World - Helena, AR
  • Chester Robinson Obituary

  • Funeral services for Chester L. Robinson will be held at Mt. Gilliam AME Church in Barton at noon on Saturday, March 15.
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  • Funeral services for Chester L. Robinson will be held at Mt. Gilliam AME Church in Barton at noon on Saturday, March 15. Reverend Leroy Williams will officiate.
     
    Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. at Stephens Funeral Home on Friday March 14.
     
    Internment will be held in Jackson Memorial Garden in the Southland community.
     
    Chester Lee Robinson was born to Luvenia Milton Betts and Leonard Robinson on Nov. 27, 1946 at Barton. His early spiritual training was at the Mt. Gilliam AME Church in Barton. 
    Chester attended Oneida Elementary School in Oneida. He enjoyed working on his grandparent farm and also did work for others in the community. 
    He was a friendly, happy person and always met family, friends and strangers with a smile. Chester was loved by who were blessed to have them in their lives. 
    He moved to Chicago, Ill. in 1981 and remained there for 33 years. Chester moved back to Arkansas in 2014. He departed this life on March 1, 2014 at UAMS hospital in Little Rock. 
    Chester is preceded in death by both of his parents, his stepfather Otis Betts Jr., and three brothers Waymon Betts, Clarence Betts, and Zoule Betts. 
    He leaves to cherish his loving memory, a brother, Patrick Betts of Aurora, Ill.; three sisters Jerlene Garnett of Chicago, Brenda Berry of Little Rock, and Jertrude Davis of Helena-West Helena; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends who will miss him dearly. 
    Stephens Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
    Family and friends can post and share memories for the late Chester L. Robinson by going on our website at www.stephensfuneralhome1949.com.
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