Emma Lou “Mike” McKinney Robb

Emma Lou “Mike” McKinney Robb, 85, of Florence, died Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013, in Florence, S.C. She was born Feb. 7, 1927, in Jersey Shore, Pa., to the late Ray and Vida Hoover McKinney.

Mrs. Robb was a member of John Calvin Presbyterian Church in Florence, S.C.

Emma Lou was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Elwood Robb and her parents.

Survivors include her children, Holly (Rick) Reed of Florence, S.C., Greg (Karen) Robb of Weddington, N.C., Scott (Beth) Robb of Goldsboro, N.C. and Kim (Lynn) Robb of Florence, S.C.; sister, Ferma “Hon” Buttorff of Jersey Shore, Pa.; best friend, Shirley Cox of Florence, S.C.; 11 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, at John Calvin Presbyterian Church. Interment will follow at Florence National Cemtery. The family will receive friends Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, from 3 to 5 p.m. at Cain Funeral Home.

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