Mary Klick Robinson, 92, of Leesburg, VA, was called Home, on Tuesday, October 5, 2021.
Born Tuesday, February 19, 1929 in Hagerstown, MD, when the 6 am train passed
through. She was the daughter of the late Russell Klick
and the late Katie (Sakich) Klick.
Mary was a professional singer and entertainer. She began her music career as
one of the Saddle Sweethearts, with Bud Messner, Dorothy Klick,
Rose Lee Maphis and Betty Gower. In 1948, she was crowned Miss Hagerstown.
While entertaining troops in Korea, with Grandpa and Ramona Jones, she received
a Civilian Medal of Valor, for performing in a combat zone.
Mary met her future husband Zeb in the early 1950's, when they both
performed on the WRVA Old Dominion Barn Dance Radio Show,
in Richmond, VA.
Mary became one of Jimmy Dean and the Texas Wildcats; they performed
on a live T.V. show in 1954, called Town and Country Time.
Mary and Zeb moved to Falls Church, Va., in 1957 with their daughter Robin.
Mary went on to become a recording artist with Columbia Records, and also
loved writing music.
Mary and Zeb welcomed their son, Ron in 1968. Mary was an avid bowler
and golfer; she loved gardening, antiques, and painting. Mary and her
daughter Robin, sang together in church, and in the 1990's as part
as the Sweet Adelines. She is survived by her daughter,
Robin Ann Robinson (Billy) of Sterling, VA; son, Ronald Wayne Robinson
(Mandy) of Culpeper, Va; four granddaughters, Taylor Robinson,
Kaleigh Robinson, Kelsey Robinson, and Camryn Robinson; three grandsons,
Luke Robinson, Grant Robinson, and Elijah Robinson; she is also survived
by her brother Stan Klick of Hagerstown, MD and her sister Dorothy Liston
of San Francisco.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband,
Jennings "Zeb" Asbury Robinson; and siblings, Julia, Annie, George,
Michael, Paul, Donald, John and William. Family will receive friends,
Tuesday, October 12, 2021, 11:30 am - 1:30 pm at the Douglas A. Fiery
Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd N., Hagerstown, MD 21742. Private
interment will be at Rose Hill Cemetery, Hagerstown, MD.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.douglasfiery.com
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