Sonya Darnette Robinson Christmas was born to the late Doctor Lee and Helen Fleming Robinson on March 25, 1966. She departed this life on Tuesday, January 8th at her home.
Sonya accepted Jesus Christ as her personal Savior at an early age and was a member of St. Mark Baptist Church. She was educated in the Hanover County school system and received Bachelor and Masters degrees from Longwood College and Virginia State University. On April 6, 1996, Sonya married Cedric Christmas of Richmond, VA. From this union they were blessed with two children. Lauren Bailey and Lance Bailey Christmas.
Sonya worked for Anthem Health for over 20 years, followed by a short stint in the Henrico County School District before choosing to stay at home to raise her children. She was a loving and devoted mother to Lauren and Lance, dedicating the majority of her time to their pursuits and well – being.
Left to cherish her memory are her husband Cedric Christmas, two children Lauren and Lance, one brother Doctor Lee Robinson III, brother in-law Desmond Christmas, sister in-law Dechelle Brandon, neice Daijah Christmas, ten aunts Willeta Woodson (Henry), Linda Fleming, Elvira Fleming, Margaret Taliaferro (William), Nellie Garlick (Taylor), Janie Watson (Edward), Flora Cromwell, Florence Foller (Junious), Dora Price and Patricia Bolling; two uncles Floyd Robinson (Brenda) and Frank Robinson (Carolyn), devoted friends Sonja Kinney, Leonida Southerland and a host of family and friends.
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