Brown-Robinson Funeral Home Obituaries

Velma L Moore-Robinson

December 17, 1930 - October 23, 2018

Velma Lee Moore-Robinson, 87, of Elyria, was called to join The Ancestors on Tuesday, October 23, 2018. Her loving family was at her side. She was born December 17, 1930 in Shuler, Arkansas (now El Dorado, Arkansas) and attended Mt. Holly High School in Mt. Holly, Arkansas.

Velma proudly received several skilled certifications and recognition for her continued education and career as a Nursing Assistant. She retired from Palm Crest East Nursing Home in Elyria, Ohio after nearly 40 years of service. She was a member of Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Elyria where she served in various capacities since the 1960s; including Church Mother, Missionary Society, Usher, Gospel and Mass Choir member. She enjoyed her large extended family, sewing, needle work, adult coloring, gardening, and doing laundry.

Velma leaves to cherish her memory, her daughters, A. Josephine Robinson-Reed (David B. Reed) of York PA, Bernadine Robinson Jones (George Jones III) of Columbus OH, and Elorah J. Robinson-Coleman (Coleman Coleman) of Elyria OH; sisters, Emma D. Moore-Boone (Arthur), Betty R. Moore-Hogan (Dempsey), and Mildred J. Moore-Jacobs (Larry Sr); brothers, Horace Moore (Theresa) and Joe L. Moore (Mary); sisters-in-law, Lois J. Robinson-Sledge (Roy) of Columbus OH, Elva J. Frierson-Robinson (Joseph) of Elyria OH; sons-in-law, Timothy Williams, Keith L. Jackson and Ricky Hamm; daughters-in-law, Juanita Anderson-Robinson, Marilyn Clark-Robinson and Charlotte Cook-Robinson. She was loved and revered for her gentle ways, soft voice, and loving arms by her adoring 9 children, 21 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren; 5 great-great grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Marshall Lee Robinson; sons, Maurice LeMar, Marvin Level, Mitchell Lamont, and Mark Lemarco Robinson; daughters, Andrya Lynn Robinson and Kathleen Robinson–Williams; father, Pearce James Moore and mother, Jessie Mae Edwards Moore-Cornwell; maternal grandparents, James Wade Edwards and Emma Rhoades; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Cezer Robinson and W. Pearl Robinson (nee Morris).

Friends were received on Thursday November 1, 2018 from 6pm-8pm at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 614 W River St, Elyria, where funeral service was held on Friday, November 2, 2018 at 12 p.m. Her nephew, Dr. Rev. Pearce L. Moore of El Dorado, Arkansas officiated. Burial was in Elmwood Cemetery, Lorain.



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