April 17, 2018
90 year old Willie Truitt Robinson of Liberty passed away Sunday at the Webb House Retirement Center. He was a rural mail carrier for 40 years, member of Salem Baptist Church, and a US Navy Korean War and World War II veteran. The funeral will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Salem Baptist Church. Josh Brown will officiate and burial will be in Salem Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 4-7 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home in Alexandria and Wednesday from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. at Salem Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, J.W. Robinson and Shellie Cooper; a brother, Stephen Edward; and a sister, Melodia. He is survived by his wife of almost 67 years Margie Smithson Robinson. Children, Vickie and Mike Williams of Alexandria, Donna and Jim Arnette of Smyrna, and Phillip and Susan Robinson of Liberty. Grandchildren, Tara and Joe Beck of Madison, Wisconsin, Bryan Evans of Rockvale, Gwen and Clay Dyer of Murfreesboro, Lauren and Travis Keeton of Soddy Daisy, and Caitlin and Kalahan Potter of Lebanon. Great grandchildren, Collin, Drew, Alex, Miriam, Nate, Aaron, Ethan, Lexi, Lilly Belie, Lydia, Knox, and Brooks. Brother, Robert Robinson of Liberty. Sisters, Lena Rhody of Smithville, Jessie Lee Vanatta of Liberty, Bertha McBride of Smithville, and Lavelle Turner of Alexandria. Several nieces, nephews, and cousins survive. Anderson Funeral Home in Alexandria is in charge of the arrangements.