February 19, 1928 ~ May 4, 2020

Born in: Elba, KY
Resided in: Owensboro, KY

Ida Bell (Dant) Robinson, 92, of Owensboro passed away Monday, May 4, 2020 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born in Elba, Kentucky on February 19, 1928 to the late Bernard and Gertrude “Big Momma” Daugherty Dant. Ida retired from Owensboro Board of Education where she worked for 13 years. She then went on to work for Audubon Area where she volunteered as a companion at the Roosevelt House. Ida was a member of the Catholic faith. She enjoyed spending time with her family. They were very special to her.

Along with her parents, Ida was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, Owen Clayton Robinson; 1 brother; 4 sisters, one of which was her twin, Mary Bell.

She is survived by her children, Owen Clayton (Katherine) Robinson, Jr. and Donna (Lanny) Tyler; her grandchildren, Christopher Clayton Robinson, Bowen Mitchell (Heather) Robinson, Brian Wayne Tyler, and Joshua Matthew (Megan) Tyler; and 5 great-grandchildren.

Private services will be held. Burial will follow at St. Alphonsus Cemetery.

Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mrs. Robinson. Share your messages of condolence with the family of Ida Bell (Dant) Robinson and sign her virtual guest book by going to

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  1. prayers for ida.
    miss her. she is at peace with my mom and their mother and brother and sisters.
    I continue to pray for her.

  2. “Auntie” will be missed so much!!! We had some great times together and you were like a mama to me. I loved you so much and I’m so grateful for all the good times we had. Give everybody a big hug for me! Till we meet again I keep you in my ❤

  3. Donna and Owen, I’m so sorry about your Mom! Please know You all and your family will be in my prayers!

  4. Donna and Family:

    What a heavy cross to carry with the death of your mother. May you be blessed with strength and hope during this trying time.

    Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers.

    Bill and Dottie Riney (Luke’s parents).

  5. My beautiful aunt Rest In Peace! Give MomaJo a hug for me! ❤️
    Donna and Owen y’all are in my prayers!

  6. Donna and family
    I wish i had the pleasure of meeting your sweet mother. She sure sounded like a wonderful person.
    You are all in our thoughts an prayers.

  7. Donna and Josh, special blessings for you along with your whole family at this time of Ida’s going home to God. May you all know with blessed assurance that God has received her home and that God has his love surrounding you. I remember our time together at Immaculate. Sister Julia Head,OSU.

  8. Donna, so sorry to hear of the loss of your mother.I have many memories of my teen years of hanging out at your house and your sweet momma. May you find peace and comfort in the days to come.

  9. I’ve known you for 50+ yrs, so many memories. I’ll miss you like my own momma, know you were loved to the fullest……..

  10. So sorry for your loss. Ida Bell was truly loved and a very special lady. Thinking of you on your time of need and you all are in my thoughts and prayers.

  11. Owen, Donna Kay and family. Our deepest sorrow. We loved Ida and Clayton very much! She will be missed terribly. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  12. Your Momma was a very nice lady.
    There are no words to make this easier but we are truly sorry. We will keep you and the family in our prayers.

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