1947 ~  The Tribute of Life  ~  2017

Sister Edna Faye “Tootsie” Robinson, 70, of Kinston, NC, departed this life on Sunday, August 20, 2017 at her home. 


A celebration of life home-going service will be held on Wednesday, August 22, 2017 at 12:00 noon at Holly Hill Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ, 644 N. Beston Rd., LaGrange, NC.  Elder Broderick Keith Robinson, Eulogist.  Interment – Pinelawn Memorial Park, Kinston, NC.  A visitation will be held on Tuesday, August 22, 2017 from 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at The Bishop Lonnie E. Holloway Sr. Memorial Chapel at the funeral home.  All other times family and friends will be received at 918 Lynn Dr., Kinston, NC. 


Sister Robinson was preceded in death by her father, Deacon James E. Olds; grandparents, Ollie Henry Robinson and Rosetta Holloway Robinson; two aunts, Minnie E. Robinson Simmons and Ethel Laure Robinson; and one uncle, Ollie Robinson.

Sister Robinson leaves to cherish her precious memories, a devoted mother, Mother Maggie Pearl Robinson Olds; sister, Pamela D. Olds; two brothers, Michael E. Olds and Levon Olds; two uncle, David A. Olds(Carolyn) of Maryland and Cleveland Simmons of Goldsboro; one great uncle, Pinkney H. Holloway;  one great aunt, Mable Lee O’Neal Holloway; three God-sisters,  Elder Dedra Houston, Ninetha Jenkins, and Sheila Hall; and many other relatives and friends.