Sonya Marie Robinson Mims

Published 3:30 pm Wednesday, April 17, 2019

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Mrs. Sonya Marie Robinson Mims, 52, passed away on Wed., April 10, 2019, in Mobile.

Mrs. Mims was a native and life long resident of Atmore. She was a 1985 graduate of Escambia County High School, and was a drum major choreographing her own routines. She was a loving wife, mother and sister; she had a strong spirit and loved helping others. She loved riding and training horses, writing songs, music and was an advocate for the National Kidney Foundation.

She was a member of the Huxford Baptist Church.

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She is preceded in death by her parents, Francis and Bessie Robinson; and two brothers, Frank Henderson “Bo” Robinson and Randall Park Martin.

She is survived by her husband of eight months, Joe Frank Mims II of Atmore; one daughter, Anna Marie Thomas of Atmore; two stepsons, James Clayton (Ramona) Mims of Mexia and Brandon D. (Kaylie) Mims of Robertsdale; four brothers, Earnest Newman (Gaylin) Robinson of Montgomery, Wyatt (Carol) Robinson of Atmore, Lawrence “Brahama” Robinson of Wakulla, Fla. and Keith (Rochel) Martin of Atmore; two sisters, Mary Frances (Junius) Long of Bay Minette and Nelda Sue (Cassidy) Dukes of Atmore; and four grandchildren.

Funeral services were held April 12 at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home with Bro. James Boyd officiating.

Burial followed at the Huxford Baptist Cemetery.

Visitation was April 12 at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be Troy Clemmons, Cassidy Dukes, Chris Robinson, Keith Martin, Brandon Mims and Jeremy Robinson.

Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Homes LLC of Atmore was in charge of all arrangements.