CARTHAGE-Kathy Robinett, 82, of Carthage, Texas, passed away on Wednesday morning, December 18, 2019, in Tyler, Texas. Elizabeth Kathleen Jones was born on October 22, 1937, in Woodville, Texas to the late Benjamin Charles and Ernestine Young Jones. She graduated from Perryton High School with the class of 1956. Kathy earned a bachelors degree in education from Texas Tech University. She married Louis R. Robinett on August 30, 1958, in Perryton, Texas and he preceded her in death on February 2. 2002. Mrs. Robinett worked as a third grade teacher at Libby Elementary in Carthage, retiring after 34 years. She moved to Carthage in 1978, from Mt. Vernon, Texas and was a member of the First United Methodist Church. She was also preceded in death by her brother, Kenneth Jones.
Survivors include her children, Sharon Robinett French of Rowlett, Louis R. Robinett, Jr. and wife, Brittany of Sulphur Springs, Sandy Robinett of Carthage, and Rusty Robinett and wife, Yolanda of Longview; grandchildren, Danielle Oglesbee and husband, Josh, Heather Gregory, Louis Robinett III and wife, Natalie, and Lila, Ben, Allie, and Sophie Robinett; and a great-grandchild, Isaiah Robinett.
A funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, December 22, 2019, at Jimerson-Lipsey Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow in Odd Fellows Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 3-5 p.m. on Saturday at the funeral home.
Pallbearers are Dr. Louis Robinett, III, Benjamin Robinett, Tommy Moore, Josh Ogelsbee, Mark Dion, and Brian Pasquier.
Memorials may be made to Wounded Warriors.