Dolores Anne Robinson Brown, 74, of Fairmont, passed away Thursday (Jan. 25, 2018). She was born March 13, 1943 in Fairmont, daughter of the late William Matt and Mary Elizabeth Pine Robinson.
Dolores was a graduate of Paul Lawrence Dunbar High School in 1957. Dolores was a former employee of Owens Illinois and provided childcare at several physician's offices around the area. She ran a community store and a community Snow Cone stand with her husband.
She was a deaconess at the Morning Star Baptist Church and former member of the Hospitality and Kitchen Committee. Dolores volunteered at the Soup Opera and was a foster parent. She also loved to fish.
She opened her heart and home to many, and was always willing to help.
Dolores is survived by her daughter by family bond, Sharon Terry and her husband Dennis of Fairmont; her brother, Lewis Pine Robinson of Youngstown, Ohio; her sister, Clorine Barbour of Fairmont; two grandchildren, Andrea Brown and Nathan Terry; three great-grandchildren, Journey, Reign and Graeson; very dear to her heart, a niece, Mary L. Tucker; a niece, Cheryl Branch Austin and her husband Steven; her nephew, William Matt Robinson, Jr. and his wife Diane; a niece, Rhonda Howard; sister-in-law, Juanita Brown; great-great nephew, Josiah Parker; and a host of several other nieces, nephews and lifelong friends.
In addition to her parents, Dolores is preceded in death by her husband, Bobby A. Brown; four brothers, Carl Robinson, William Matt Robinson, John Robinson and George Robinson; and four sisters, Grace Robinson, Jean Sydnor, Ruth Amos and Mary Jane Branch.
Dolores will lie in state from 11 a.m. until noon Tuesday at the Morning Star Baptist Church, 100 McKinney Street, Fairmont. The funeral service will be held at noon at the church with the Rev. Wesley Dobbs officiating. Interment will follow at Grandview Memorial Gardens in Fairmont. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.domicofh.com.
Published on January 28, 2018