Dorothy Jane Robinson


Ms. Dorothy Jane Robinson, 59, of New Church, passed away on Aug. 27, 2020, at her residence.

Born on March 2, 1961, in Crisfield, Md., she is the daughter of Margaret LeCates and husband, Dean LeCates, and Carl Daniel Yoder. A graduate of Arcadia High School, Dorothy was a waitress and bartender for many years. She enjoyed crossword puzzles, reading, coloring, and gameshows. Dorothy also loved to feed and watch birds and was a cookbook collector, often trying new recipes with her friends. She was also a member of Berea United Methodist Church in New Church.

Other than her parents, she is survived by a daughter, Joni Lenelle Yoder, of New Church, and Nicholas James Yoder, of New Church; a grandson, Jaden Nathaniel Davis; her uncle, Robert Wright, and wife, Trisha, of Greenbackville; aunts, Elsie Harr, Becky Nelson, and Alberta Willing; cousins, Diane, Brenda, and Randy Wright, Dianna Hurley, Billy Wright Jr., and Robert and Timothy Wright; numerous other cousins; special friends, Bruce Robinson, Michele Donahoe, Pam Lynch, and Tony Cutler; and her beloved dog, Peanut.

Dorothy was predeceased by a very dear friend, Royal “Walkie” Marshall.

A memorial service will be held at a later date at Downings Cemetery in Oak Hall.

Arrangements are by the Thornton Funeral Home in Parksley.

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