May 25, 1981 - August 25, 2016
Charlene A. Minor departed this life peacefully on August 25. 2016 surrounded by family and friends at Duke Regional Hospital, Durham, N.C. She was born on May 25, 1981in Durham, N.C to Sylvia and to the late Charles Robinson. She was also blessed to be the daughter of Sheilah L. Minor. Charlene attended Durham Public Schools and graduated from Durham Technical Community College. She worked for Durham Public School, School Nutrition Services as a dedicated Administrative Assistant and worked in several schools as a School Nutrition Assistant. She was actively pursuing her cosmetology degree from Durham Beauty School when she became ill. Baptized at an early age, she began her walk with Christ at Mount Zion AME Church in Hillsborough, N. C. She attended Russell Memorial CME Church where she made friends in Christ. Charlene was person who exhibited love and compassion for everyone, especially her children. Charlene loved her siblings and was a nurturing mother figure. She loved helping whomever she could and sought various opportunities to work within the communities. Charlene was dedicated to feeding the needy and working with We Care We Share, Urban Ministry. Her favorite “thing” to do for others was planning gatherings for her family and friends. She was a gracious hostess with a radiant smile and full of humor. Charlene was quite the comedian and could have taken her show on the road. Everyone that knew Charlene is aware of her great sense of style and that she always modeled the latest hair trends. Charlene is preceded in death by her father Charles Robinson; brother, Derrick Minor and sister, Barbara Lassiter. She leaves to cherish her loving memory, a daughter; Nautica Minor and son Patrick Gilchrist of Durham, N.C; two brothers Monyai Holeman (Erika), Jonathan Alston of Durham, N.C; seven sisters, Demetris Holeman of High, N.C; Lanetta Minor, Sharon Minor, LaShawn Minor, of Durham, NC; Carla Robinson of Apex, N.C; Christy Cross and Trina Shaw (Rev. Joseph Shaw) of Raleigh, N.C and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Charlene A. Minor departed this life peacefully on August 25. 2016 surrounded by family and friends at Duke Regional Hospital, Durham, N.C. She was born on May 25, 1981in Durham, N.C to Sylvia and to the late Charles Robinson. She was also... View Obituary & Service Information
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