Summary: widow of
longtime Grambling State University football coach Eddie Robinson (d.
2007), whom she married in 1941 when the couple both graduated as
English majors from Leland College that same year and later moved to
Grambling, where her husband became head football coach at what was
then called the Louisiana Negro Normal & Industrial Institute as he
coached for 57 seasons, compiling a record of 408-165-15 and developing
a reputation for sending players on to the NFL.
Cause of Death: Brief illness
Born: May 2, 1919
Died: September 16, 2015
Location: Ruston, Louisiana