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May Bell Robertson

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Funeral services for May Bell Hindman Robertson, of Edgewood, were held Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2020, at Hiett’s LyBrand Funeral Home Chapel in Edgewood.

Burial followed at Oak Hill Cemetery.

Services were under direction of Hiett’s LyBrand Funeral Home in Edgewood.

May Bell passed away Dec. 20, 2020, in Tyler.

Wanda May Bell Hindman Robertson was born Oct. 21, 1931, in Edgewood, to the late Ira Birnam Hindman and Nancy Minnie Bell Farthing Hindman. She graduated from Edgewood High School and then married the love of her life, James “Bigfoot” Harold Robertson on Oct. 26, 1951, near the Edgewood community. They made their home in Grand Prairie and in 1984, May Bell and James relocated to their childhood home of Edgewood where they started Robertson Trucking Company. May Bell was a homemaker and a member of the Fidelis Class at the First Baptist Church in Edgewood.

May Bell enjoyed crafts, gardening and collecting Barbie dolls. She was also an avid fan of the Texas Rangers and the Dallas Cowboys.

She is preceded in death by her husband, James Harold Robertson; parents, Ira Birnam Hindman and Nancy Minnie Bell Farthing Hindman; brothers, Frankie Hindman, Billy Paul Hindman, B.B. Hindman and R.C. Hindman and a sister, Inez Hindman.

May Bell is survived by her daughter, Vicki Martin of Edgewood; sister-in-law, Verdine Hindman of Granbury; grandchildren, Brittany Minix, Graham Minix, Caleb Martin and wife Linda, and Machelle Stogner and husband Foy; five great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and friends.