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Obituary for Marge Robinson Herring (King)

Marge Robinson Herring, 90, of Murphysboro, passed away at her residence at Murphysboro at 5:45 p.m. Friday, May 24, 2019.

Margaret was born on April 13, 1929, in Murphysboro, to Harmon King and Ida Mae (Koen) King.

She had worked as a cashier at several area Murphysboro Grocery Stores.

Marge like to dance. She loved to shop at Good Will, and especially if she could get a good bargain.

Mrs. Herring was a member of the First Lutheran Church in Murphysboro.

Marge married Bill Robinson on July 29, 1946, and he preceded her in death on March 22, 1989, and then she married Joe Herring on October 12, 1990, and he preceded her in death on July 31, 1997.

She is survived by three children Alonna (Ken) Koehn of St. Charles, MO, Nevin Robinson of San Rafael, CA, and Chiara Robinson of Murphysboro;

one brother Ray (Marie) King of Signal Mountain, TN; and one sister Marie Yow of Carbondale.

She was preceded in death by one sister Kay Matlock, four brothers Delph, Homer, Clarence, and Jack King, and her parents.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 28, 2019, at Pettett Funeral Home with Rev. Melissa Waterman officiating and burial at St. Andrew Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to St. Francis CARE Animal Shelter or the First Lutheran Church. For more information, please visit