GASTONIA - Orr Neal Lynn Robinson, 92, passed away peacefully at her residence on Oct. 11, 2016. She was the daughter of the late John Anderson Lynn and Margaret Bess Lynn. Orr Neal was a homemaker that took pride in raising her two daughters. She was a life-long Wesleyan and a member of First Wesleyan Church of Gastonia. In addition to her parents, Orr Neal was preceded in death by two brothers; Rufus Jewel Lynn, and James Sloan Lynn. Two sisters; Mary Aileen Lynn Carrigan, and Martha Vein Lynn, and one granddaughter; Susan Elisabeth Coleman French. Survivors include her husband of 66 years, Alvin Kendrick Robinson, two daughters; Amy Robinson Coleman (William Sr.) and Miriam Robinson Purser (Mackie), four grandchildren; William B. Coleman, Jr., Christopher N. Coleman, Joshua A. Purser, and Emily Purser Brock, and nine great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 1 to 1:45 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14, 2016, at McLean Funeral Directors of Gastonia. A funeral service will follow at 2 p.m. in The Founders Chapel of McLean Funeral Directors with the Rev. Tim Smith officiating. Interment will follow in Hollywood Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the Robinson family online at www.mcleanfuneral.com The family wishes to express their appreciation to Gaston Hospice for the loving care given to Mother. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Wesleyan Church of Gastonia 208 S. Church Street Gastonia, NC 28054 or Southern Wesleyan University 907 Wesleyan Drive Central, SC 29630. McLean Funeral Directors of Gastonia is serving the family of Mrs. Robinson.
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