Sharon E. Robinson

Sharon E. Robinson, 81, passed away on May 18, 2023. Sherri was born on August 11, 1941, in Sullivan County, Missouri, to Genevieve and Delbert Shaver. She was born at the home of her grandparents, Eva and Ernest Downing, on the family farm. It should be noted that she was born in the same room as her mother, 19 years and four months before.

Sherri grew up in Unionville, Missouri, where she attended Unionville Grade School. She received confirmation in the United Methodist Church at the age of 13. She attended Unionville High School and graduated in 1959. Sherri married her high school sweetheart, James Curtis Robinson on September 24, 1960.

Sherri is preceded in death by her husband, James C. Robinson; parents, Genevieve and Delbert Shaver; and her in-laws, Bob and Vera Robinson.

Sherri is survived by her children, Jeff (Allyson) Robinson, Chris (Debbie) Robinson, and Craig (Kerri) Robinson; grandchildren, C.J. Robinson, Adam (Anne) Robinson, Corey (Rachel) Robinson, Kassie (Andy) Shipman, Andy Robinson, Erin (Cullen) Rosine, and McKenzie Robinson; and great grandchildren, Josh and Ember Robinson, Karli, Wyett, and Daxton Shipman, Kauffman and Noa Grace Rosine.

Visitation will be held from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 24, 2023 at the First United Methodist Church, Excelsior Springs, MO, with service following at 10:30 a.m. Services in Unionville, MO, will be held at Playle-Jones Family Funeral Home, 709 27th St., Unionville, MO, with visitation from 9 to 10 a.m. and service following at 10 a.m. Burial will be at Unionville Cemetery, Unionville, MO.

Memorial contributions are suggested to First United Methodist Church of Excelsior Springs or Furry Kids Refuge @

Arrangements in care of Bross & Spidle Funeral Home, Excelsior Springs.

Our Sincere Condolences

My deepest condolences to the family and friends of Sherri. May the treasured thoughts of your loved one lessen the sorrow you have. Sherri and I went to high school together and I will always remember her beautiful smile and her wonderful voice.
Bonnie Correll Ruwart