Dr. Patricia James-Holloway, daughter of Sister Josephine James, informed GMF that Bennie J. “Jay” Robinson passed away. He was 91 years old and resided in Canton, MS.
Robinson was the brother of Sister James and Rev. Cleophus Robinson, Sr., both of whom were noted traditional gospel singers.
Friday, March 22, 2013
Saturday, March 23, 2013
Mt. Zion Cobbsville Church
GMF sends its prayers and condolences to the Robinson family during this time of transition.
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