The Palestine Herald, Palestine, Texas


January 7, 2014

Dorothy Robishaw

Dorothy Lee (Dottie) Campbell Robishaw passed away peacefully in the early morning of Jan. 3, 2014. Dottie and her twin brother, Bill, were born in the Houston Heights on Oct. 4, 1921, to Eula Lee Todd and Robert Looney Campbell. Dottie was always proud of being a third generation Houstonian. She graduated from John H. Reagan High School in 1939. She had a long successful career as an executive secretary with several Houston companies. Dottie spent an enjoyable life in Houston with the last eight years spent at the Cartmell Home for the Aged in Palestine, Texas where she passed.

Her numerous friends knew her as a loving Christian, happy, sweet, generous and caring lady - always with a smile. She enjoyed life and was much loved.She was an avid golfer and was a member of Pine Forest Country Club and Cape Royal Golf Club.

Dottie was preceded in death by her first husband,Edwin F. Bolestridge, and by her second husband, A. Paul Robishaw. She and Paul especially enjoyed traveling the world including Europe, Asia and Arabia. She is survived by two sons, David Todd Bolestridge and wife Barbara of Palestine, Texas, and Dennis Ross Bolestridge and wife Lidia of University Place, Washington. She is also survived by her twin brother, William Todd Campbell and wife, Louise, of Sugar Land, Texas, and by stepchildren Paul A. Robishaw and wife Genelle of Houston, John Robishaw of Wyoming and Sandra Robishaw Bowman of Queens, N.Y. Dottie had several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be held at noon on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, at Memorial Oaks Cemetery, 13001 Katy Freeway in Houston. Arrangements are under the direction of Herrington/Land of Memory Funeral Home in Palestine.

Memorial services will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014 at 3 p.m. at Chapelwood United Methodist Church, 11140 Greenbay St. in Houston.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Cartmell Home for the Aged,2212 West Reagan St., Palestine, Texas, 75801or the charity of your choice.

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