Skip to comments.Prayer request: My Sister-in-law, Barbara Robinson has passed away
Posted on 03/24/2008 8:41:37 AM PDT by Jim RobinsonEdited on 03/24/2008 1:17:39 PM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]
My sister-in-law, Barbara Robinson, passed away on Saturday. She had been suffering from cancer for several months. She had underwent radiation therapy and they thought it was gone, but it came back a couple months later and caused much pain and suffering before it took her life. She was a devoted wife, mother and dear friend. My brother, Don Robinson, is heartbroken and feeling lost. They had been sweethearts since they first met as teenagers. They had been married for over forty years. He and his family are in need of prayer.
Barbara also leaves her surviving children, Jeanette Draper and Jackie Harris and grandson Eric Robinson. Her son Don Jr. preceded her in death. She also leaves her loving father Lawrence Baker and brothers Mike, David and Timothy and sister Kathy. The Robinson and Baker families have been very close these last forty plus years. Weve traveled and camped together from one end of California to the other. Barbara was like a mother to us all. She cared for us and looked out for us. She was always there when anyone needed her. She especially looked out for me and Sheila after she had her stroke. She came over three times a week to help Sheila bathe and dress, cleaned our house and fixed our lunch. And, as I was working at my desk, she made sure my cup or glass was never empty. She was a great and loving friend to us all. We will remember her always.
PRAYERS LIFTED FOR COMFORT!
I may say to those of you also who have been bereavedif you believe in providence you may grieve; but your grief must not be excessive. I remember at a funeral of a friend hearing a pretty parable which I have told before, and will tell again. There was much weeping on account of the loss of a loved one, and the minister put it thus. He said, “Suppose you are a gardener employed by another; it is not your garden, but you are called upon to tend it, and you have your wages paid you. You have taken great care with a certain number of roses; you have trained them up, and there they are, blooming in their beauty. You pride yourself upon them. You come one morning into the garden, and you find that the best rose has been taken away. You are angry: you go to your fellow-servants, and charge them with having taken the rose. They will declare that they had nothing at all to do with it; and one says, “I saw the master walking here this morning; I think he took it.” Is the gardener angry then? No, at once he says, “I am happy that my rose should have been so fair as to attract the attention of the master. It is his own: he hath taken it; let him do what seemeth him good.”
You have my sympathy Jim. Thanks for all you do here.
Very sorry to hear it. Prayer sent.
Prayers up for your family, Jim.
What loss. What a treasured relationship & story.
If anyone gets together their story for any web posting, would you consider, please, putting it up on FR?
Prayers, Hugs, Caring.
May the God of all Comfort manifest himself mightily to your brother and the whole family. Sorry for the loss to all of you.
Prayers for all.
Prayers up, from DownUnder.
I certainly shall do so. My condolences to your brother, Bob, and his family and to you as well. May she rest in peace and may light perpetual shine upon her, both now and evermore. Amen.
Special prayer request for Jim Robinson’s brother and his family.
Please post your prayers to Jim.
Thanks and God Bless
Condolences and Prayers of comfort and strength to the Robinson family.
I hope they will find comfort in the fact that she is now in a place that is free of pain and cancer. God rest her soul.
Prayers for the Robinson folks
My prayers are with your family, especially your brother.
I am sorry for your loss.
I’m very sorry,Sir.
May Barbara RIP. Prayers up for Don and the rest of the family as well.
We are praying for Don and all of the Robinson family. His peace a grace be with you all.
I am sorry Jim. Prayers for your whole family that He who loves us beyond all will comfort you.
Prayers for Don and yourself.
Of which, as Paul said, 'we have hope toward God (who cannot lie) that there shall be a resurrection of the dead'.
Although this is a sorrowful parting, may the LORD strengthen Don and his family to see the Light of eternity that glimmers brightly through the storm clouds of today.
Prayers for Barbara and all who miss her. I’m sure she is smiliing, from above, on those who loved her.
Lord Jesus, we pray for the family of Barbara Robinson in their time of loss. May Your Spirit comfort and strengthen them. As her spirit is committed into Your eternal care, so may all of us commit ourselves to You as if eternity were already upon us. We pray in Jesus’ Name; Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. Amen.
I pray that you reveal Yourself to Don in this sorrowful time. We know that ‘our ways are not Your ways; our thoughts not Your thoughts’ and so, as things happen in life that we don’t understand or can’t reconcile with an awesome, loving God, we need to know you’re there to carry us through and fill the emptiness that’s left with your love, guidance, wisdom, peace, serenity and hope.
In Jesus’ name we pray.
We will keep your family lifted up in prayers from the heartland. Please accept our most sincere sympathy.
Prayers for you and your family.
Prayers up. May the Lord welcome His faithful one in heaven, and comfort His grieving ones here on earth.
Blessed is the Truthful Judge. My condolences to you and your whole family. May Barbara’s soul be a source of blessing for all of your family, and may you all derive additional comfort from all the good that you do and have done on this earth.
What a wonderful legacy for her to leave. We're so sorry for your loss. We'll keep you all in our prayers. God bless.
Prayers for your family
Spurgeon is incredible. Thank you so much for posting this.
Prayers for Barbara’s soul and for her whole family. May she rest in peace.
So sorry, Jim. May Don and the entire family find peace and strength in the Lord.
Prayers up, Jim. It’s hard to find the right things to say in times like this, but don’t forget that you have many, many shoulders to lean on around here.
Sad news, Jim. My prayers are with the family. My wife has had a couple of bouts with cancer. I am thankful she is still with me, but it is always scary that it might come back. I can imagine how your brother must feel.
I’m so sorry.
Oh, Jim, I am so sorry. Please let Don know that he and his family are in my prayers.
When Sheila said that Barbara wasn’t doing very well, I didn’t realize that she was this bad.
Father, please be with Don Robinson and his family at this time of great sorrow. Hold them close as you give them comfort. Please welcome Barbara into Heaven to sit by your side. Please give Jim and Sheila comfort. Please Bless the Robinson family. In Jesus Name. Amen.
Prayers sent for the Robinson family.
Lifting your sister in law Barbara up in prayer. Prayers of condolence for you and your family Jim.
Thoughts and prayers for Barbara, Don, and family. May the memory of your sister-in-law live on forever, and may she rest in peace.
May the Lord Bless you and your family, Jim, and comfort you in this time of sorrow.
Jim, prayers for Don and the rest of the Robinson family.
Our heartfelt sympathies on your family’s loss, Jim.
OB & LSA
We are so sorry. Please accept our condolences.
May the Lord Of Heaven and Earth grant the Robinson family the peace that passes all understanding. May Don rest in the Everlasting Arms of Jesus Christ and we thank God for the gift that was his beloved wife, Barbara. In Jesus Name,amen.
thank you for the ping brother alpha!
Prayers up. May God bless and comfort your family.
My prayers are with you and your family.
May she rest in peace.
Prayers uplifted. May God comfort her and all the family.