Rosa Mary Mackie Robinson
Rosa Mary Mackie Robinson
  • October 9, 1931 - September 24, 2017
  • New Orleans, Louisiana

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Rosa Mary Mackie Robinson, 85, fell asleep in death on September 24, 2017. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, September 30, 2017 at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses at 1831 A P Tureaud Ave officiated by Byron Harris. Interment will be held at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home and Cemeteries. Visitation will be held from 9am until the service time. Rosa Mary Mackie Robinson was a native of St. Francisville Louisiana. Rosa Mary was a master seamstress and owner of Elite Alterations; she became the first Southern Regional Manager with Fashion 220 cosmetics, and also became a Regional Vice President with Primerica Insurance. She is preceded in death by her husband John Robinson; parents Ledell Mackie Sr. and Nellie Mackie; son Freddie Sherman Payton and daughter in-law Carol Payton; 2 brothers, Major and Willie Mackie; 2 sisters, Bertha Berry and Elvenia Christopher. Left to cherish Rosa Mary's memories are her daughters Stephanie Turner, Irma Turner, and Tyra McGehee; Grandchildren, Avis Payton, Dana Payton (Roy) Claiborne, Lila (William) Clinton, Carlos (Kaci) Davenport, Brandon (Zellena) Davenport, Danielle Johnson (Fiance` Lamont Beard); great Grandchildren, Jamal Payton, Tariane Payton, Julliana Davenport and Brandon Jullius Davenport Jr., 5 sisters; Virginia Moncrief, Mattie Wright, Nancy Haynes, Florida Mercadal and Doretha Turner; 4 brothers Bennett Mackie, Earl Mackie, Lawerence Mackie and Ledell Mackie Jr. and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.