Wilhelmenia Ruff Robinson

February 5, 2024
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Wilhelmenia Robinson Obituary

Mrs. Wilhelmenia Ruff Robinson, 84, she began her earthly journey on April 1, 1939, in Ninety-Six, South Carolina.  She was preceded in death by her father, Julian Ruff; her mother, Daisy Fletcher Ruff; her brother, Leroy Wendell (Danese) Ruff; and her beloved husband of 61 years, Kenneth M. Robinson. 

She attended public schools in Greenwood County and graduated from Brewer High School, Class of 1955.  Following high school, she received her undergraduate degree from Allen University in Columbia. SC.  She received her Master’s degree from Clemson University in Clemson, SC.  Upon graduating from Allen University, Wilhelmenia started her journey as an educator in Thompson, Georgia.  She moved from Thompson to Lincolnton, GA where she taught home economics at Lincoln County High School and shortly thereafter, she became a guidance counselor.  She retired in 2002 after working 42 years as an educator in Georgia.

Wilhelmenia leaves to cherish her memories:  her daughters Junapha (Antoine) Harris of Augusta, GA and Kimbrelyn Robinson of Atlanta, GA; a sister Clara Thomas of Ninety-Six, SC/Tucker, GA; a sister-in-law Gelena Robinson Motes of Columbia, SC; a brother, James Louden Jr, of Greenwood, SC; a host of nieces, nephews, three grandchildren, two god children, cousins, and other beloved family members and friends.

Wilhelmenia was called to rest on February 5, 2024, at Self Regional Healthcare ending her earthly journey and embracing her reward in heaven.

Services will be 11:00 A.M. on Tuesday, February 13, 2024, at Morris Chapel Baptist Church, conducted by Bishop Oliver T. McCray. Burial will follow in the Evening Star Cemetery. Viewing will be from 1-6 p.m. Monday, February 12, 2024, at Robinson and Son Mortuary, Inc. Please be mindful and practice social distancing and wear a mask. Online condolences may be sent to Arrangements are being handled by Robinson and Son Mortuary Inc. 

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