Adeline Shannon Robinson, daughter of the late James Shannon and Sarah H. Shannon, was born on September 23rd, 1922, in Sumter County. She departed this life on January 3, 2022 in her home in Sumter. Adeline was educated in the public schools of Sumter County, High Hills and Lincoln High. Adeline joined the church at an early age and accepted the Lord as her Savior. She was a member of High Hills Missionary Baptist Church, where she was a member of the Choir No. 2, Missionary Society, Sunday School Teacher of the Primary Class, Pastors Aide Ministry, and Sunday School Treasurer. She was employed and retired from Campbell Soup Company of Sumter, where she worked for 19 years and 10 months. After she retired, she enjoyed traveling with her friend the late Lottie Dennis to Hawaii, Canada, and a cruise to the Bahamas in addition to helping to care for her grandchildren. Adeline was kind, loving, and caring and would always be willing to provide for those in need. Adeline leaves to cherish her loving memories: nine children, Mary Bettis and Mermin (Francine) of Neptune and Asbury Park, New Jersey, Willie Robinson of Sumter, Shirley (Vince) Berkeley of Indian Land, Norman (Willie Mae) of Alamogordo, New Mexico; Barbara Grant of Virginia Beach, Virginia; Phyllis of Sumter, Bobby of Asbury Park, New Jersey; and Renee of Sumter; a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, nieces and nephews, two sisters-in-law, Mamie Shannon of Baltimore, MD; and Louise Robinson of Horatio, and son-in-law John Montgomery of Hillside, NJ. Adeline was preceded in death by her loving and precious daughters, Claudette and Sarah, her husband, Willie Sr., mother, father, three brothers, and one sister. In accordance with COVID 19 guidelines, the family is requesting face masks and social distancing be observed by relatives and friends during visitation at the home, 1755 North Kings Highway, Sumter. Graveside services will be held Saturday, January 8, 2022 – 12:00 noon at High Hill Baptist Church Cemetery, 6750 Meeting House Road, Dalzell, with the Rev. Donald Amis, pastor, officiating. The procession will leave the home at 11:30 a. m.
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