LIMA — Helen R. Robinson is celebrating her 85th birthday.
She was born Dec. 16 in Prestonsburg, Kentucky, to J.D. and Willa Mae Newberry. On July 8, 1970, she married Charles Robinson.
She has three children, Judy (Don) Hastings, of Kenton, Henry (Linda) Shepherd Jr., of Lima, and David (Nancy) Shepherd, of Cridersville. She has seven grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. A grandchild is deceased.
She loves her family. She’s a strong woman, having survived 30 years of cancer. She is blessed and loved.