Margaret Robinson Williams, 92, of Lenoir Park in Lenoir, NC, and formerly of N. King St. in Morganton died Monday, November 12, 2007 at Caldwell Memorial Hospital in Lenoir following a period of declining health. She was born Feb. 28, 1915 in Gaston Co., NC, and was a daughter of the late Laban W. Robinson and Mary Huffman Robinson. Margaret was a member of the First Baptist Church in Morganton where she volunteered at Mothers Morning out for over 18 years. She was also a member of the Dorcas Sunday School Class. Margaret was employed for more than 30 years at Skyland Textiles. She was a volunteer for Red Cross and many other area organizations, and worked for the Burke County Board of Elections for 25 years. She also volunteered as a Blue Blazer at COMMA. Margaret was a charter member of the Grace Hospital Guild for 37 years.She is survived by sons, Ronald O. Williams of Morganton, and Steve D. Williams and wife, Sue of Virginia; a brother, Jay Robinson and wife, Scottie of Pensacola, FL; 6 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.In addition to her parents, Margaret was preceded in death by brothers, Eural, Clyde, Woodrow, and Richard Robinson; and sisters, Bessie Hovis, Eloua Ballenger, and Ruth McGinnis.Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, November 16, 2007 at the First Baptist Church with Rev. Dr. Thomas A. Bland, Jr. officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday from 1 until 2 pm in the church parlor. Memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church, PO Drawer 459, Morganton, NC 28680. Sossoman Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
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