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Vesta Lorine Wear Robison

1938 – 2020

A funeral service for Vesta Lorine Wear Robison, 82, of Emory, was held on December 19 at Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home Chapel.

Interment followed at Lake Fork Memorial Cemetery in Alba.

Mrs. Robison died on December 15, 2020. She was born on July 30, 1938, in Lamar County, to Arthur and Ellie (Montgomery) Wear. She married Maxie Robison on December 30, 1957, in Houston.

She graduated from Dimmitt High School in 1957. She retired from GTE Telephone in 1996. She enjoyed being a member of the Pioneers Club with the telephone company as well as being the President of the Pioneers Club. She enjoyed reading, sewing, crafts and spending time with her family and friends, as well as going to the Good Samaritans in Emory.

She is survived by her daughters, Shandra McIntosh and husband Jerry of Farwell, Renee Hickman and husband BL of Emory, and Tammy Wilson and husband Scott of Waldron, Arkansas; sons, Phillip Robison and wife Glenda of Quinlan and Michael Robison and wife Lisa of Copperas Cove; grandchildren, Kasey Zimmerman, Shannon Collier, Jennifer Snider, Phillip Robison Jr., Kyle Robison, Heather Willson, Stacy Gentry, Dwayne Horton, Darrin Horton, James Horton, Danyelle Juarez, Leanne Glidewell, Burie Hickman Jr., David Hickman, Jon Robison, Carla Rios, Luke Meybaum, McKenzie Robison, Camden Robison and Cash Robison; great-grandchildren, Conner Johnson, Tanner Johnson, Shelby Collier, Kaitlin Collier, Jordan Sawatzki, Kyler Snider, Leigha Robison, Kaedence Robison, Alyssa Robison, Nicholas Robison, Haylee Robison, Hayden Robison, Andrew Willson, Seth Willson, Silas Willson, RT Gentry, D’Kota Hickman, Thomas Gentry, LD Horton, Anna Horton, Caleb Duvall, Joshua Cannon, Sofia Juarez, CJ Juarez, Antonio Juarez, Gracie Glidewell, JD Glidewell, Colton Glidewell, Jacob Hickman, Christopher Hickman, Lukas Hickman, David Hickman Jr., Shasta Hickman, McKenna Smith, Gabriel Rios and Chloe Rios; great-great-grandchildren, Susie Gentry, Jaylynn Gentry, Karson Kent, Christopher Hickman Jr, Kaleigh Hickman and Aubrey Glidewell; sisters, Debbie Hornsby of Ingalls, Kansas, Melba Johnson of Kilgore, and Kathryn Wells of Carthage; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; sister, Florence Wells; and brothers, Glendon Wear and Elmer Wear. 

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Children’s Cancer Research at or Battle for A Cure Foundation.