Helen Robinson, 86, of South Bend, passed away peacefully on May 3, 2022. She was born on April 18, 1936, to Henry and Pearline Gentry in Blytheville, Arkansas.
Helen relocated to South Bend, Indiana and graduated from Washington High School in 1956. She landed a job at Nylon Craft and retired in 1982. She spent her time enjoying family and playing bingo.
Helen was preceded in death by her parents Henry and Pearline, siblings Ruth Gentry Watson, Pearline Gentry Powell, Joni Gentry, Rae Gentry, Otis Gentry, and Hubert Gentry Sr, daughter Carolyn Robinson and grandson Robert “Bob” Evans.
She is survived by her four of her five children, Cheryl Robinson, Sandra Robinson, James Robinson all of South Bend and Robin (Ernest) Brounson of Indianapolis, thirteen of her fourteen grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren, two godchildren Earnestine Garvin and Leticia Johnson, a special niece Linda Hunt, special nephews Alex Watson Sr and Hubert Gentry Jr, along with a host of family and friends.
Celebration of Life services will be held on May 14, 2022, 12 p.m. with viewing at 11 a.m., at Progressive Missionary Baptist Church, 1232 E Bronson Street, South Bend, Indiana, 46615. Celebration will be followed by procession and burial at Mount Pleasant Cemetery.
Arrangements are being handled by Palmer Funeral Home – West Chapel, 2702 Lincolnway West, South Bend, In 46628.
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