Jeanne Robertson’s Death – Cause and Date

The award-winning humorist Jeanne Robertson died at the age of 77. What happened to her?

Biography – A Short Wiki

She was Miss North Carolina in 1963 and became a beloved humorist and storyteller. At 6 foot 2 inches, she is the tallest contestant ever to participate in the Miss America pageant.

Her first husband was Walter Bailey Bowline III whom she married in 1965 while they were both students at Auburn, but they divorced in the early 1970s. She married Jerry Robertson in 1974.

How did Jeanne Robertson die?

On August 12, 2021, it was announced that some of Robertson’s future engagements had been canceled due to a “serious but non-COVID-related” illness.

She died at her home in Burlington, North Carolina on August 21, 2021, at age 77.

Robertson is survived by her only son Beaver (from her first marriage).