Services will be at 10:30 a.m., Monday, April 3, 2017, in Panhandle Church of Christ with Leonard Harper and Glen Walton officiating. Burial will follow at Panhandle Cemetery. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers at Panhandle, 208 Main.
Bethel was born March 29, 1924, in Groom, to Charlie Garner and Leta Merrick. She married Frank Robinson in Groom on January 7, 1941. They celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary on January 7, 2017. She was a member of the Panhandle Church of Christ and a lifelong resident of Carson County. Bethel was always active in civic activities including Carson County Square House Museum, American Cancer Society, PTA, Top of Texas Cattlewomen, Amarillo Symphony Guild, Dianthus Club and a host of other organizations. Bethel had a passion for volunteer work throughout the Panhandle. She thoroughly enjoyed being in the mountains and time with her family.
She was preceeded in death by her mother, Leta Phillips, father, Charlie Garner, a brother, C.L. Garner of Dalhart, a sister Judy Oakley and a grandson, Ryan Robinson of Amarillo.
Survivors include her husband, Frank; two sons, Rudy Robinson and companion Mary Bush, of Santa Fe, N.M., Doyle Robinson and wife Brenda, of Panhandle; two grandchildren, Mande Mulkey and husband Jeremy, of Amarillo, and Zach Robinson and wife Sherra, of Panhandle; four great-grandchildren, John Dawson Rodgers, of Montgomery, Alabama, and Broxton, Ell Marie and Charlee Bleu Robinson, all of Panhandle; a step-granddaughter, Caitlin Mulkey; a sister, Mary Dovel, of Milford, Nebraska; and brother Kenneth Russell, of Pauls Valley, Oklahoma; and many nieces, nephews and countless friends.
She was anxiously anticipating the birth of another great grandaughter.
Viewing will be from 12:00 – 6:00 p.m. Sunday at Boxwell Brothers in Panhandle.