2012-02-09 / Obituaries


Mary Dell Moore Robinson Prater, 71, of Mobile died Feb. 2, 2012, at her residence.

She was born January 16, 1941 in Gosport. She was a native of Grove Hill. She was a graduate of Clarke County High School. She was a member of the Grove Hill Baptist Church. She was a devoted wife and mother. She was a retiree of Alabama Power Company.

Survivors include three children, Robert Clyde (Pam) Robinson, Mary Ann Robinson (Kenny) Finch, Raymond Brent (Ramona) Robinson; two stepchildren, Robert C. (Stephanie) Prater Jr., Penny P. (Riley) Copeland; mother, Mary V. Moore; two brothers, W.W. “Doll” (Wanda) Moore, James (Alice) Moore; one sister, Virginia Moore (Gerald) Lindholm; 11 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 37 years, Earl Clyde Robinson; husband of seven years, Robert Cunningham “Bob” Prater; father, Robert Augusta “Bobby” Moore; and two brothers, Sanford Moore and Wayne Moore.

Visitation will be at Grove Hill Baptist Church on Saturday, Feb. 11 at 11 a.m. until 12 noon, with the service beginning at noon. Burial will be in Grove Hill-Mathews Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be W.W. “Doll” Moore, James Moore, Virginia Moore Lindholm, John Coleman Moore, Carlos Newton, and Gerald Criswell.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to Grove Hill Baptist Church, P.O. Box 849, Grove Hill, AL 36451, or to the Child Advocacy Center, P.O. Box 841, Grove Hill, AL 36451.

An online guestbook may be signed at www.lathanfuneralhomes.com.

Lathan Funeral Home of Grove Hill will direct. (3-1tp)

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