Robin Dell Coomes
Robin Dell Coomes
  • April 2, 1954 - December 1, 2017
  • Greensboro, North Carolina

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Beloved mother, sister and friend, Robin Harris Coomes, 63, passed away in Greensboro on December 1, 2017. A celebration of her life will be at 3 PM, Wednesday, December 6, 2017 in The Lineberry Center of Hanes-Lineberry N. Elm chapel. The family will receive friends at the funeral home following the service.
Robin was a native of Greensboro and the daughter of Ernest Lee Sr. and Margaret Anderson Harris, She graduated from Page High School in 1972 and went on to excel in the field of hospitality as an accomplished chef. Her husband, Mike Coomes Sr., was taken from her and their son, Micheal Jr., after only four years of marriage but Robin remained steadfast in her strength and determination to provide a loving home and positive upbringing for Micheal, and sent him to college at the University of Alabama. After Mike Sr's., passing she and her son moved to Alabama in 1995 where she was employed at Wynfrey Hotel in Birmingham for several years before returning to Greensboro in 2011. Robin was a jewel in her community, Gatewood Manor, and always helping others. She loved to cook and garden, was a voracious reader, avid fan of Alabama Crimson Tide football, loved to travel, watch cooking shows and help animals. She was well renowned for her wit, sharp humor and AMAZING cooking. Myrtle Beach was one of her favorite destinations where she enjoyed oysters and a cold Miller Lite.
Treasured memories of Robin will be preserved by her son, Micheal James Coomes Jr., of Charlotte; siblings, Karen and Doug Silver of Palm Bay, FL and Lee and Sharon Harris of Tuscon, AZ; nieces and nephews; Ernie Harris, Chris Kirkman, Stephanie Williams, and Matthew Kirkman; her sweet canine companion, Pinta.
Online condolences may be offered at Hanes-Lineberry N. Elm chapel is assisting the Coomes Family.