Tillie Robinson Jeffers

Published 11:43 am Tuesday, October 24, 2023

Tillie Robinson Jeffers was born on December 25th 1930 to Hattie Gibson and Harry Robinson of Surry, Virginia. She grew up in Salisbury Maryland with her grandma Annie and sister Annie Mae before moving to Virginia. While living in Norfolk with their father, Tillie  attended Waterford Elementary and graduated from St. Joseph Catholic.

In the early 1960’s Tillie decided to leave the country life of Virginia and move up north to the city of Newark, NJ. While I’m NJ, Annie Mae and her husband introduced Tillie to her future husband Charlie Lee Jeffers. Soon after, they will get married, move to Red Oak Community in Smithfield Virginia and create lasting memories with family and friends until her last breath Thursday October 19th. 

She is survived by her loving spouse, Charlie Jeffers, her two daughters, Virginia Robinson of Newport News and Sonya Allen of Newark, NJ plus 8 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren and 4 great-great grandchildren.

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Her funeral was Sunday October 22nd at Shivers Funeral Home. The family expresses gratitude to all who attended and offered condolences and support during this difficult time. Your thoughts and prayers are deeply appreciated.