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2012-02-09 / Obituaries


Mary Dell Moore Robinson Prater, 71, a native of Grove Hill, died Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012, at her residence in Mobile. She was born January 16, 1941 in Gosport. She was a devoted wife and mother, graduate of Clarke County High School, member of Grove Hill Baptist Church and retiree of Alabama Power Company.

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

She was preceded in death by her husband of 37 years, Earl Clyde Robinson; husband of 7 years, Robert Cunningham “Bob” Prater; father, Robert Augusta “Bobby” Moore; two brothers, Sanford Moore and Wayne Moore.

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

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 in Grove Hill directed.

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