Obituary and funeral service: Clara L. Robertson, 85, of Loganville

Clara L. Robertson, age 85 of Loganville (formerly of Decatur), passed away on Tuesday, March 2, 2021. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM on Thursday, March 4, 2021 in the Loganville Chapel of Tim Stewart Funeral Home. Minister Don Hardison will officiate. The family will receive friends from 1:00 PM until 2:00 PM before the service.

Clara is survived by her husband of nearly 70 years (4/22/1950), James T. Robertson, Jr.; daughter, Brenda D. Heitz of Loganville, son & daughter-in-law, Mike and Jan Robertson of Loganville, daughter, Sherry R. Erskine of Loganville, and daughter & son-in-law, Keith and Dawn Leach of Lawrenceville; 8 grandchildren: Melanie C. Freeman, Kevin M. Freeman (Traci), Melissa D. Erskine Cape (Brent), Brian A. Erskine (Tracy), Brandon M. Robertson, J. Tyler Robertson, Samantha N. Leach (Matthew), and Emily E. Leach (Jordan); 6 great-grandchildren: Evan Messer, McKenzie Freeman, Devan Cape, Clay Erskine, Kensleigh Erskine, and Leila Ruth Leach.

Clara was the middle child of three children to Michael McKenzie Spinks and Clara Lillian Yarborough, with an older brother, Henry Spinks, and a younger sister, Juliet Spinks Mote, that unfortunately all predeceased her. She grew up at the United Methodist Children’s Home in Decatur, Georgia and welcomed many adventures around Decatur and Avondale and surrounding areas. Clara’s favorite things in life were spending time with family and friends, baking (there will never be a better coconut cake), and anything involving water, specifically the ocean. She was a devoted member of the Order of the Eastern Star – Stone Mountain Chapter. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in Clara’s memory to Wellroot (formerly the United Methodist Children’s Home) at Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 670 Tom Brewer Road, Loganville, GA 30052. 770-466-1544. Please sign the online guest registry at

Reposted courtesy of Tim Stewart Funeral Home.

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