Lorena Robinson Brown, 93,  passed away Monday, June 22, 2020 at FirstHealth Hospice House, Pinehurst, NC, after a period of declining health. 


Graveside services will be held at 11 AM, Thursday, June 25, 2020  at Pine Rest Cemetery, with Pastor Mamie Alley and Pastor Vic Hill officiating.  Due to COVID no formal visitation is planned. The family will receive friends at the home of her daughter, Dougie Williams. 


Lorena was a graduate of Elise High School.  She was a loving daughter, wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother.  Lorena was a homemaker who cared faithfully for her home and family. As a member of Tabernacle United Methodist Church she was a Sunday School teacher, participated in the Ladies Circle and served on several boards and committees. Lorena enjoyed family trips to the beach and mountains, reading Westerns, completing crossword and word search puzzles. Family was always important to her and she loved all the times spent with family. She was a daughter of the late Lewis L. Robinson and Mary Beulah Summey Robinson and was preceded in death by her husband, Douglas and daughter, Candy; siblings: Roy Robinson, Marvin Robinson, Louise Garner and Dorothy Purvis. 


Lorena is survived by daughters: Dougie Williams and husband Darrel, Crystal Marley and husband Don;  granddaughters: MacKenzie Williams, Olivia Gray; great grandson: Alan; brother: Charles “Buddy” Robinson; many nieces, nephews and friends.


Memorials may be made to the charity of your choice.


Condolences may be made to www.pinesfunerals.com


Kennedy Funeral Home is serving the Brown family.

Memories Timeline


  1. Lorna was such a nice lady.I will always remember how she looked out for my Aunt Virginia. I know she will be greatly missed.

  2. Sorry to hear this. She was a very sweet n kind lady. Always took the time to visit my grandmother when she was sick. I always enjoyed talking with her. Sending love n prayers to Dougie n Crystal💕

  3. Such a sweet Lady she learned me to sing Jesus loves Me I have so many special memories of her now she’s another Angel called home! Thoughts and prayers for Crystal and Family

  4. Lorena was a part of my extended family. I am sorry for your loss. My prayers and thoughts are with the family

  5. Lorena was such a great friend to my mother in law (Christine Stewart) , so faithful to come visit her as her health declined. So faithful to take her places and do things together, We are sending love, hugs and prayers, Thinking of the family,

  6. Lorena will always be remembered for her love for her family and friends. I always wanted to be around for all the love and good food. Spent so many hours at her house with Crystal. Much love and prayers to the family.

  7. She was a wonderful woman more like a grandmother to me growing up. She will be missed. We are praying for the family during this time of grieving.

  8. Praying for you and your families, Dougie and Crystal. Your Mom was such a sweet and kind person that will be well remembered.

  9. With Heart-Felt Sympathy and Prayers. May God hold you especially close through this difficult time.

  10. Prayers and Sympathy for the family. I will miss my dear friend who showed so much love to me and my family. Rest in Peace. Tabernacle church will not be the same without you.

  11. Dougie, Crystal, Mr. Robinson and family,

    Kim and I are grieved learning of your loss of Mrs. Brown. What a great life of love, service and faithfulness to The Lord. She was always looking to help somebody. She was a great encouragement to Kim and I on the many times
    we saw her. She will be truly missed . We are so grateful for her wonderful life. May God cradle you all in His loving arms now and in the days to come. We love you. God bless.

    Kim and I are grieved

  12. Lorena was one of the first people to speak to me at the Robinson reunion in 2011. She was so kind and sweet. She reminded me of my grandmother. My dad was named after Uncle Lewis. I am so sorry for your loss.

  13. Lighting a candle for a Mother that taught me many things and nursed me to health when I was sick. I will never forget the strong willed woman who never gave up on anything. Mother’s life was long and full…I know I will never live to be 93!

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