Betty Robinson was born February 21, 1947, in Siloam Springs, Arkansas. She went to be with Jesus on Wednesday, September 21, 2022, in Lincoln, Nebraska. She was preceded in death by her parents Albert and Helen Parker and her granddaughter Jessica Tylor Lais. She is survived by her husband Jack Robinson, daughters Jean Lais (David), Rachel Heston (Caleb), son Shawn Robinson, grandchildren Nikita Robinson, Britnie Lais Hoyle, Patrick Heston, Erin Lais, Samuel Heston, and great-grandchildren Avery Hoyle, Jaylee Hoyle, and Steven Tylor Hoyle.
She lived in five different countries, the United States, Germany, Scotland, Poland, and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. She had the privilege of visiting 20 additional countries: Canada, Mexico, England, Belgium, Netherlands, France, Germany, Switzerland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Ukraine, Hungary, Italy, The Vatican, Portugal, Jordan, Bahrain, United Arab Emirates, Turkey, and Thailand.
She was an ardent collector of Precious Moments figurines.
She was a supporter of the American Cancer Society through her work with Relay For Life and the Road To Recovery patient support program. In 2022 she was awarded the first American Cancer Society Patient Support Volunteer Award for Excellence for 2021.
Her love of young children and her desire to teach them the love of Christ led her to be a Nursery worker and Sunday School teacher for over 50 years. She was a tireless worker with the Good News Club at Kahoa Elementary School for 17 years.
The Memorial Service in her honor will be Wednesday, September 28, 2022, at 10:30 at Citylight North Church, 2600 N 70th Street, Lincoln, NE 68507. The service for Betty will be live streamed at www.citylightnorthlincoln.org.
Donations in memory of Betty can be made to:
Donate Today | The American Cancer Society
Good News Club – Child Evangelism Fellowship (cefonline.com)
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