Cleo Lee Robinson

Dec 21, 1918 - Mar 05, 2021

Cleo Lee Robinson

December 21, 1918 - March 05, 2021


Cleo Lee Robinson, age 102, of Quincy, went to be with her Lord on Friday, March 5, 2021 at 10:15 am in Sunset Home.

Cleo was born December 21, 1918 in LaGrange, Missouri, the daughter of Lenvil and Emmalee Calsaw Lewis. She married Donald Elgin Robinson on August 18, 1945 in Quincy, Illinois. He preceded her in death on January 27, 1971.

Cleo was employed as a housekeeper for many years taking care of Mr. and Mrs. Rome Arnold, Mrs. Mary Jane Neville, and the Daniel Barry family. Cleo was a member of Green Chapel Baptist Church in LaGrange, MO.

Cleo was a very giving, loving and caring wife, mother, grandmother, sister and aunt. Her door was always open, never a stranger in her house. She never complained about anything. To Texas Balderas and Cornelia Theys she was like a second mother. She loved reading, especially Danielle Steel novels, and watching Golden Girls and westerns on TV.

Cleo is survived by her daughter, Karen Lynetta (Willie) Baldwin of Quincy; six grandchildren, Sheldon (Teresa) Robinson of Quincy, Melanie Pipkins of Quincy, Donyale (Randall) Lewis of Houston, TX, Broderick (Tracy) Baldwin of Chicago, IL, Tiffany (Steve) Batiste of Tucson, AZ, and Chycas (Brandy) Baldwin of Houston, TX; ten great-grandchildren, Jordan, Ciara, Kennedy, Jaela, Ron Jr., Kylan, Makiah, Nathan, Ian, and Olivia; a brother, Wayne Lewis of LaGrange, MO; and a sister-in-law, Beverly Lewis; and a host of nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband, Cleo is preceded in death by her parents, three brothers, Richard "Buck" Lewis, Ralph Milton Lewis and Wilford Lewis, and three sisters, Frieda Lewis, Lottie Humphrey, and June Scott.

Services: 1:00 pm on Thursday, March 11, 2021 at Hansen-Spear Funeral Home with Rev. Jeff Green officiating. Please wear a mask if you plan to attend the service.

A recording of the service may be viewing using the following link:

Burial: Greenmount Cemetery, Quincy, Illinois

Visitation: 4:00 to 7:00 pm on Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at Hansen-Spear Funeral Home. Please wear a mask if you plan to attend the visitation.

Memorials: Memorials may be made to Sunset Home. Memorial Donations may be made online at

Hansen-Spear Funeral Directors are in charge of the arrangements.


Wed, Mar 10, 2021 at 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Hansen-Spear Funeral Home

1535 State Street
Quincy, IL 62301

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Thu, Mar 11, 2021 at 1:00 pm
Hansen-Spear Funeral Home

1535 State Street
Quincy, IL 62301

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