Betty Ray Robinson born on December 10, 1940, in Brooklyn, New York beloved daughter to the late Grace, aka Muggie (Shuler) Stevens and Arthur Thomas Stevens of South Carolina. Betty Ray was suddenly called home to God on February 6, 2021.
Betty Ray, affectionately known as “Ma” to her family, “Grandma” to her grandchildren, and Ms. “B” to her friends. Betty Ray was always full of life and always had a smile on her face. Betty Ray married James Robinson on April 6th, 1957. Together they built a family raising eleven children. Betty Ray was passionate about her family, cooking and she had a flair for fashion. Everyone knew Sunday dinner was always at Betty Ray’s House. November 1979 Betty Ray took the challenge of moving her children from Brooklyn, New York to Boston Massachusetts to make a better life. Betty Ray had no problem doing what it took to achieve her goals, she worked at various jobs, to name a few she held positions at The Montessori Daycare, Massachusetts Department of Corrections Parole Board, and The Federal Government Barnes Building. Betty Ray’s last position held was Lunch Monitor/server at Boston Public School until she retired in 2017. Betty Ray enjoyed her later years traveling and volunteering with her life partner Roy K Lawrence who cherished and adored her until his untimely passing in 2018.
Betty Ray was predeceased by James Robinson, Roy K Lawrence, Theodore Roosevelt (FT), Laurie Stevens, Barbara Reno, LeRoy Stevens, Willie Renaud, Eleanor Baltazar, James (Homer) Robinson Jr, Mark Robinson, Margaret Robinson, Zanora Lewis, and Antwan Robinson.
Betty Ray leaves behind to cherish her memories, brother Richard Stevens and sister Yvonne Francillon. Her children Gary Stevens, Brenda Robinson, Caroline Robinson, Kevin Robinson (Anita), Terrance Robinson (Natalie), Veronica Robinson (Ernest), 2 Steven Robinson, and Mitzi Robinson (Jef ), Goddaughter Kim Stevens, a host of grandchildren, nieces, nephews, great-grandchildren and cherished by a special friend Roslyn David. Betty Ray is no longer here with us in the flesh but her energy, love, and laughter will always surround us she will be greatly missed.
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