BENTON, KY - Myra Leona (Lea) Robertson, age 90, of Benton, KY, passed away Friday, September 28, 2012, at 3:50 a.m. at the Calvert City Convalescent Center in Calvert City, KY. Born February 13, 1922 in Salem, KY., she was a member of the Marshall County Homemakers, a 4H leader and was a 60 year member and Sunday School teacher at the Palma United Methodist Church.
She was the daughter of the late Thomas Duncan Garnett and Rose Ella (Croft) Garnett.
She is survived by; two daughters: Carol Robertson of Benton, KY., Linda Randles, husband Floyd "Bubba" of Paducah, KY.; two sons: Charles Herbert "Chuck" Robertson, Jr., wife Brenda of Benton, KY., and Gary Robertson, wife Diana of Paducah, KY.; 7 grandchildren, Catherine Lyles of Benton, KY., Elizabeth Ann Cothran of Calvert City, KY., Jennifer Ann Mayberry of Cairo, IL Abigail Rose Randles of Ottawa Ontario Canada, Evelyn Myra "Evie" Hildreth of Paducah, KY., Christine Howard of Benton, KY., and Gary Wayne "Robbie" Robertson Jr., of Benton, KY., and 13 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband of 66 years, Charles Herbert Robertson, Sr.; two brothers, Ivan Leslie Garnett and Eldred Eugene Garnett; two sisters, Martha Elizabeth Bond and Mary Lou Garnett.
Arrangements are being handled by Collier Funeral Home, P.O. Box 492, Benton, KY.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, October 2, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. in the Chapel of the Collier Funeral Home in Benton, KY.
Rev. Jim Calhoun and Rev. Ben Northcutt will officiate.
Interment will follow in the Marshall Co. Memory Gardens, Benton, KY.
Friends may visit with the family between the hours of 5:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. Monday, October 1, 2012 at the Collier Funeral Home in Benton, KY.
The family request that memorial contributions be made to the Calvert City Convalescent Center, P.O. Box 7, Calvert City, KY 42029 or to the Palma United Methodist Church, 2816 U. S. Hwy 68 Benton, KY. 42025.
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