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“Harold, Wednesday and family, I am so sorry about the loss of your mama/ grandmama. She was a strong, wonderful lady who spread wisdom and love...Read More »
1 of 47 | Posted by: Debra Westbrook

“Helen...I am praying God will comfort you & your entire family. Your mom was a caring & loving person! I will forever treasure the memories of us...Read More »
2 of 47 | Posted by: Querranda Royster-Herring - NC

“Bernadette so sorry to hear about the passing of your Mom. I have you and the family in my prayers. May the Lord give you and the family the strength...Read More »
3 of 47 | Posted by: CYNTHIA JOYNER - Selma, NC

“To my family. My heart is really broken. Have to give Glory to God. He is in charge. Much love sent to the family. Love to everyone. ”
4 of 47 | Posted by: Ramona Williams - Garner, NC

“To the Atkinson/Robinson family, I am thinking of and praying for you upon the passing of Sister Lenora. I admired her for how she expressed her...Read More »
5 of 47 | Posted by: Devonne Mitchener - Smithfield, NC

“Keep your heads up cousins...luv you all ”
6 of 47 | Posted by: Barbara King - Rocky Mount, NC

“With deepest sympathy to the Robinson/Atkinson Family. Our love and prayers are with you. Lenora was loved and will be missed. May God's peace...Read More »
7 of 47 | Posted by: Hortense Surles - Newton Grove, NC

“Sincere prayers to the Robinson/Atkinson families. ”
8 of 47 | Posted by: Sandra James - Clinton, NC

“Ms. Nottie had a beautiful spirit that will be missed. I pray that Gods love will comfort the family now and the day's ahead. ”
9 of 47 | Posted by: Casandra Peacock - Stack - Benson, NC

“Wish we could be there in person. We love you and you are in our prayers. AuntLenora will be missed and not forgotten. ”
10 of 47 | Posted by: Jennifer Boyer - NJ - Family

“My prayers are with you. ”
11 of 47 | Posted by: Bettie Lee Bryant - Riverdale, MD

“To the Alkinson and Robinson Family, My Condolence to the family's ”
12 of 47 | Posted by: Irene Alford - Smithfield, NC

“My condolences to the family. Nottie may be gone in body but her love, wisdom, and energy will live in my heart forever. ”
13 of 47 | Posted by: Dianne Blue - Smithfield, NC

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. Mother Lenora - has proven to be a Good and FAITHFUL Servant - she will be missed. Glenn and Hattie...Read More »
14 of 47 | Posted by: Hattie Lofton - Smithfield, NC

“So sorry to hear of your loss. Y'all are in my prayers and thoughts. May God continue to heal as only He can. ”
15 of 47 | Posted by: Edna Royall King - Goldsboro, NC

“To the Atkinson family! I love y'all! The Raynor Family is one phone call away! ”
16 of 47 | Posted by: Ednisia Raynor - Four Oaks, NC

“We offer our sincere sympathy to Sis. Lenora's Family. We honor her life for touching our lives when we were going through the crisis of Durwood's...Read More »
17 of 47 | Posted by: The Durwood Haley Family - NC

“My deepest condolences to the Robinson/ Atkinson family. Mrs. Lenora was a lady with lots of energy and such a radiant smile. She was classmates with...Read More »
18 of 47 | Posted by: Neta York - Benson, NC

“Wednesday I am so so sorry to hear about your Grandmothers passing. You and your family are in my prayers. ”
19 of 47 | Posted by: Patricia McLeod - Four Oaks, NC

“To the Robinson and Atkinson family.we was very sorry to hear about the passing of Hottie,she was a very energetic person full of joy.she will surely...Read More »
20 of 47 | Posted by: Glenn Lofton - Smithfield, NC

“My brother and I send our deepest condolences on the loss of our cousin Lenora Robinson. Our hearts are filled with the wonderful memories of joyful...Read More »
21 of 47 | Posted by: Jean Hill - Neptune, NJ - Family

“To Lil Harold, Wednesday, Mrs. Alice & the entire Atkinson/Robinson family. My deepest heartfelt sympathy goes out to each of you along with constant...Read More »
22 of 47 | Posted by: Cynthia Peacock - Benson, NC

“I'm so sorry for your loss. ”
23 of 47 | Posted by: Avis Peacock - Newton Grove, NC

“My condolences and support to the family of our dear cousin Lenora. We have lost a sweet and courageous woman who was a guiding light to so many. ...Read More »
24 of 47 | Posted by: Cassandra Atkinson - Family

“To Sergio and his family. I am so sorry for your loss. She was a sweet person. Sending Sergio hugs and love. ”
25 of 47 | Posted by: LaRue Rogers - Princeton, NC

“Wishing you peace to bring comfort and the courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts. ”
26 of 47 | Posted by: St. James Disciples of Christ Church - NC

“In loving memory of a wonderful person. She was a great stylist, wonderful listener, and a very caring person. She'll be missed.. ”
27 of 47 | Posted by: Bea Johnson - Willow Spring, NC

“Words can't express the feeling I have. I am so sorry for the loss of a loving and beautiful woman. I will truly miss my morning texts and you ending...Read More »
28 of 47 | Posted by: Doris Edwards - Smithfield, NC

“To the Family: So sorry for your loss. May God send His comforting Angels your way during this time. ”
29 of 47 | Posted by: Pastor Jacqueline P Jones - NC

“To the Robinson family. Amy Elliott & family sending condolences to the passing of your mother and sister. May God continue to guide your hearts at...Read More »
30 of 47 | Posted by: Amy Elliott - Willow Spring, NC

“The world lost a queen but God gain one of his most faithful angle.you have touched so many people and we love you dearly.rest my sweetheart ”
31 of 47 | Posted by: Bonnie Humphrey-Bennett - Kenly, NC

“What a wonderful spirit. Sorry for your loss. ”
32 of 47 | Posted by: Belinda Surles - Smithfield, NC

“Aunt Norrie, you fought a good fight and you have completed your assignment here on this side of Jordan! We're confident that you're rejoicing in...Read More »
33 of 47 | Posted by: Tameka Henderson - Cary, NC

“Words cannot express the pain we all felt when we heard of your passing. You were truly a beautiful gem to all of us. We mourn your loss but we also...Read More »
34 of 47 | Posted by: The Descendants Of James & Armelia Elliott - NC

“Cousin Lenora will be greatly missed. I thank her for all of the spiritual guidance she gave me throughout the year. My deeply sympathy to the...Read More »
35 of 47 | Posted by: Sonja Pierce - Clayton, NC

“To the family so sorry for your loss Praying for the Family ”
36 of 47 | Posted by: Phyllis Love - Benson, NC

“My Deepest Condolences to the family go on Lenora Robinson take your rest we love you but God love you best ”
37 of 47 | Posted by: Clara Davis - Raleigh, NC

“So very sorry for your loss may God bless you and your family haven gained a beautiful angel ”
38 of 47 | Posted by: Jennifer Smith - Benson, NC

“FROM THE FAISON FAMILYTo the Atkinson Robinson Family: May God guide, comfort and direct you in this difficult time of sorrow. The Hickory Grove...Read More »
39 of 47 | Posted by: Larry Faison - MD - Family Friend

“Nottie "as she was affectionately called" was a pillar in the Hickory Grove Community. She was loved by all she serviced in the salon hair industry....Read More »
40 of 47 | Posted by: Larry and the Faison Family Faison - MD

“To the Atkinson Family: Words can not adequately express the loss of this wonderful beautiful woman of God. Her beauty radiated in and out and she...Read More »
41 of 47 | Posted by: Larry Faison - MD - Family Friend

“May her soul rest in peace, I pray that God will accept her with open arms for all the good she has done while she was on this earth. ”
42 of 47 | Posted by: Dr. Montorom & Fist Lady Nina Williams - NC

“Nottie was my Father's mobile barber for many years. She was a stylish Christian. We showed Nottie our love & will miss her!!! ”
43 of 47 | Posted by: Linda V Eldridge - Smithfield, NC

“May the peace of GOD be with you all now and forever. ”
44 of 47 | Posted by: Horace and Vanessa Bell - Benson, NC

“Sorry for your loss. May God uphold you through this difficult time ”
45 of 47 | Posted by: Mother Deana Peaks - Durham, NC

“To the Robinson / Atkinson Family, my thoughts and prayers go out to you. A sweet,loving,kind and generous woman of God.She will always be remembered...Read More »
46 of 47 | Posted by: Edna Raynor - Four Oaks, NC

“Very sorry for your loss ”
47 of 47 | Posted by: Murray gerald - nenson, NC


Lenora Atkinson Robinson was born on August 10, 1946, to the late Deacon David and Mother Sallie Atkinson. She married the late Harold Robinson Sr. in 1964 and to this union was born three children. She departed this earthly life on October 13, 2020.
She was a 1964 graduate of Forest Hill High School. She graduated from Johnston Community College with her cosmetology degree in 1992 and became the owner and operator of Nottie's Beauty Salon.
At an early age, Lenora was a member of Bentonville Disciples of Christ Church. Later she joined St. John Disciples of Christ Church where she served as a Mother, Secretary, and Sunday School Superintendent. She was the former Miss Western Assembly Queen, the Chairperson of the Hospitality Committee and the Western Assembly Queen Campaign, and the Rental Scheduling Director. She was a faithful member of Community Outreach Ministries. She was one of the many pillars of the Hickory Grove Community.
She LOVED music and singing! Her love of music led her to be a director of the Hickory Grove Sunshine Band, serving as president of The Atkinson Family Mass Choir, and to sing alongside her sisters in their group, God's Choice.
She is preceded in death by David and Sallie Atkinson (Parents), Harold Robinson, Sr. (Husband), and Jonathan, Helen, David, Robert, and Diane (Siblings).
She leaves to cherish her memories: two daughters, Bernadette Elliott (Kenneth) and Helen Robinson (aka Mookie), one son Harold Robinson Jr., and Wednesday Robinson (Sergio), the grandchild whom she raised; her grandchildren, Jordan Elliott, Brittany Robinson-Blount (Garion), Jalen Elliott, Harold Robinson III, and Keshawn Davis; great-grandchildren, Caeleb, Sydnii, and Jaekob Robinson, Sergio, Bhella, and Victor Ramirez-Robinson, Raygan Blount, Nicolas Ramirez-Robinson, and Jaxson Elliott; great-great-grandchildren, Rhylee, Caeleigh, and Caedence Robinson; her siblings, Mary Wright, Eva Roper, Alvin Atkinson (Doris), Sallie Taylor, Clarence Atkinson (Clara), Larry Atkinson, James Atkinson (Brenda), Danny Atkinson, Donald Atkinson (Deborah), Alice McClamb, Sandra Hopkins (Steve), and Kenneth Atkinson (Tessa); her sisters in law, Theresa Cannon, Elizabeth Robinson, Annie Ruth Williams (Issac) and a host of her nieces and nephews who were so special to her.
She also leaves her special friends: Deacon Fredrick Strickland, Ms. Betty Jean Kornegay, Pastor Clarry Gathers, and her sister-in-love, Deborah Atkinson.

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Visitation:
Sunday, October 18
1:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Sanders Funeral Home Chapel
806 E Market St
Smithfield, NC 27577
(919) 934-8416

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