Virginia Marguerite Cox Robison, born June 12 1924 in Powell, WY passed on July
31, 2020. She was the youngest child of Annie Bell Dixon Cox and Evan Hubert
Cox. Marge was preceded in death by her parents Annie and Evan Cox; her
husband Melvin J. Robison; her sisters Wilma Laverne, Audrey Bell, Bernice
Adalaha, Laura Emma, Berneda Eilene and brother Clarence Dixon. She is
survived by her sons M. Jay Robison (Sheri) and Mitchel R. Robison (Patricia);
grandchildren Russell (Traci), Brian (Margaret), Dustin and Rebecca. Great
grandchildren Quintin, Jacob and Tryston. She has many nieces, nephews and
friends. She was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
Sealed in the temple for eternity to Melvin J. Robison.
Marge attended Powell High School. Married Melvin J. Robison 5/15/1941 then
moved to Byron, WY where they lived for 29 years before Mel was transferred to
Powell in 1973 as District Manager for Montana Dakota Utilities. She has resided
in Powell since 1973.
An avid bridge player and any card game was her passion. She enjoyed camping
for 39 years at Crazy Creek Campground, in the Beartooth Mountains, Wyoming
side. Marge and Mel wintered at Lake Havasu for 14 years.
At the age of 18 she was a clothing model at Hart Albin Department Store in
Billings, Montana. Turning 19 she lost all hearing and was deaf from 1943 to
1963/1964. She was a master at reading lips. She went to Salt Lake City and had
stapedectomy surgery on each ear. She regained 85% and 80% hearing
respectively. It was the triumph of her life. She was truly the million-dollar
women with a total of 21 surgeries over her lifetime.
Marge was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Grand Chapter of
Wyoming receiving her lifetime membership with her 50-year certificate in 2004.
She loved the house she purchased after the death of her husband in 2001. So
proud to live in the Rainwater Court townhouse complex with many friends and
Special recognition goes to her caregivers since 2016, her neighbors in Rainwater
Court who helped when needed and to a special nephew Dean Gillen who
traveled from Cheyenne, WY to Powell for the last 16 years to visit with her. She
was very grateful for her many blessings. MOM you are the best ever!!!!!!
Thompson Funeral Home will handle the funeral preparations. Grave side service
will be held on August 11, 2020 at 10:00 AM at the Crown Hill Cemetery in Powell,
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