Sarah Lingham Robinson, 71, of Montgomery, Alabama died January 15th, 2014 after a long struggle with cancer. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, January 18th, 2014 at St. John's Episcopal Church, burial to follow at Greenwood Cemetery. A graduate of Sidney Lanier High School and Auburn University at Montgomery, Sarah was a public relations executive at Blount Inc. and Bradford after an initial career at the Montgomery Advertiser; she later returned to the Advertiser as a book columnist, focusing on mysteries. An avid collector of Christmas ornaments, she was known for a yearly display of more than a dozen trees. As a member of St. John's church, she was a devoted part of her EFM group, Cursillo reunion, and the Daughters of the King.
She is preceded in death by her husband Peter C. Robinson and is survived by her son, William H. "Tuck" Hardie III and his wife Lindsay, by her son Edward T. L. "Ted" Hardie and his husband Chris O'Hare and their son Gabriel, by Marc Robinson and his son Henry, by Nick and Lisi Robinson and their sons Luke and Sam and their daughter Olivia, by Andrea Robinson, by her sister Sharon Lingham Power, her husband Chris Power and her children Mark Boyden, Alice Williams, and Jesse Rawlings and their families, by her aunt Lee Frazer and her husband Rod Frazer and by their children Tom Frazer, Nim Frazer, Margaret Proctor, Hunter Frazer, John Frazer and their families. In lieu of flowers, her family requests donations either to St. John's church or the Smile Train (https://www.smiletrain.org/).
Published in the Montgomery Advertiser on Jan. 17, 2014