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Official Obituary of

Lufield Robinson

February 19, 1947 ~ December 27, 2023 (age 76) 76 Years Old

Lufield Robinson Obituary

Her Journey

Lufield Robinson was a native of Clarksdale, MS until January of 2023. She was born to Daisy Tyson and Ceaser Howard in Pace, MS. She moved to Clarksdale, MS at a young age being raised by her Aunt Lucille Pettus and Uncle Robert Pettus. She confessed a hope in Christ at a young age, was baptized, and attended Metropolitan MB Church under Reverend Arthur Townsend. She attended W. A. Higgins High School and graduated from Coahoma Junior College. She later

Lufield worked as a teacher for Coahoma Opportunity Early Head Start. She started teaching in the basement of Metropolitan MB Church to the building and opening of the Aaron E Henry Head Start Center educating young minds. She was given the Merit Award for Zealous Service to Head Start 2005. Having taught for over 40 years educating those young minds, she retired in 2008.

On Wednesday, December 27, 2023, our mother departed her earthly life at Merit Health River Oaks in Flowood, MS.

A memorial celebration will be on her birthday, February 19, 2024 at Ebonay's, 225 Yazoo Ave., Clarksdale, MS 38614.  Burial will follow at Heavenly Rest Cemetery.

Lufield was preceded in death by her parents Daisy Tyson and Ceaser Howard, her special aunt Lucille Pettus; her sisters, Mary Berry, Gloria Holder, Ora Keel, and Evangeline Howard Washington; and her brothers Ernest Tyson, Fred Coleman, and Sam Howard.

Lufield leaves to cherish her memories; her children Milton Pettus of Morrow, GA, Anthony (Rosa) Robinson of El Paso, TX, and Robbie (Fisher) Shaw-Scott of Clarksdale, MS; her sisters Daisy Davis of Corona, NY, Lillian Ann Cross of San Diego, CA, and Vickie (Thomas) Mason of Elkhart, IN; her brothers Ceaser (Onita) Howard of Chicago, IL, Larry (Angeline) Howard of Memphis, TN, and Melvin Howard of Elkhart, IN; one special cousin/brother, John Oten of Houston, TX; 9 grandchildren: Robert Shaw, Prince Johnson, Darrius Norwood, Stephanie Parchman, Xavier Shaw, Rogerick Shaw, Astrid Chacon, Jeremiah Pettus, and Peyton Robinson; 4 great-grandchildren: Kaiden Streeter, Giovanni Johnson, Uriel Maddox-Shaw, and Christen Shaw; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

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Services

Memorial Service
Monday
February 19, 2024

11:00 AM
Ebonay's Event Center
225 Yazoo Ave.
Clarksdale, MS 38614

Committal
Monday
February 19, 2024

1:00 PM
Heavenly Rest Cemetery
Hwy 61S
Lyon, MS 38645

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