DORIS LUCILLE MITCHELL ROBINSON, 76, was born in
Gordon, TX on April 8, 1912. Her parents were Lee A.
Mitchell & Winnie Jane Havins Mitchell. Doris had a
brother, Robert Lee Mitchell (RHS-1932). Her sister
was Mildred Mitchell Kribbs (RHS-1937) of Breckenridge,
Doris graduated from Ranger High School in 1929 and
Ranger Jr. College in 1931 at Ranger, TX. She attended
North Texas and the University of Texas in Austin for
Her first teaching assignment was at Merriman south
of Ranger. She taught grades 4-6 in one room. Doris
said, "Merriman was the wealthiest school in the
state because of the oil boom". After two years at
Merriman, Doris taught 4th & 5th grades at Cooper
School in Ranger.
In 1938, Doris married R.V. Robinson (RHS-1933). They
had 3 children: Ann Robinson Cross (RHS-1958) of Snyder,
TX, Jim Robinson (RHS-1961) of Ft. Worth, and Robby
Robinson (RHS-1965) who is deceased.
Doris was active in the First Baptist Church teaching
Training Union and Sunday School. She was a member
of the Ranger Garden Club. She worked with R.V. in
the Robinson Food Market from 1954 until 1963. She
passed away in Feb. of 1989 after a lengthy illness.