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Claudette Robinson Henry

March 25, 1956 May 14, 2019
Claudette Robinson Henry
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Claudette Dawn-Marie Robinson Henry, 63, of Lawrenceville, GA formerly of Nutley, New Jersey went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at Gwinnett Medical Center, Lawrenceville, GA., surrounded by family and close friends. Dawn, as she is affectionately called by family and friends, was born in Vere, Clarendon, Jamaica, West Indies to the late Bernice Lewis and the late Eric H. Robinson, Sr. She attended Hayes Basic School, Clarendon and moved to Palmers Cross, Clarendon at age 5. At age 13, she migrated to the United States.
Claudette graduated from Yonkers, High School (New York), class of 1974. After High School, she attended Lehman College, Bronx, New York where she received a bachelor’s degree in 1978. In 1983, she graduated from Rutgers University with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing after which she pursued along and fulfilling nursing career, first as Head Nurse in the Labor and Delivery Unit at University Hospital in Newark, New Jersey and afterwards, Transplant Coordinator at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia.
Claudette was a faithful and devoted member of First Baptist Church of Atlanta where she served in various ministries including teaching six-grade girls Sunday school, teaching ESL, and being a team member on fourteen church-related short-term mission trips to numerous countries, including Hungary, Greece, Alaska and China. As a medical team member of the Atlanta-Montego Bay Sister Cities Health Missions, she made multiple trips to Jamaica to provide underserved communities with much needed medical care.
Community Activism and service was of the utmost importance to Claudette in her home community of Lawrenceville, Georgia as well. Among the many organizations she supported with her time, talent and treasure were the MiTio Foundation, Boys and Girls Club, Lynwood Park summer Camp, the Girl Scouts, Girls Who Code and Elite Women of Excellence Girl’s Group/Coalition.
Claudette was diagnosed with the autoimmune disease, Lupus and relentlessly fought it throughout her life. She made it her mission to utilize her knowledge to enlighten and educate the public about the danger of improper diagnoses or delays in treatment, which could lead to negative outcomes for patients. As a volunteer with the Georgia Chapter of the Lupus Foundation of America, she served as Facilitator for the Gwinnett Lupus Support Group and a Liaison for the Newly Diagnosed. In her role as an Advocacy Committee member of the Foundation, she visited the Capitol in Washington, D.C. to meet with Legislators and to lobby for research funding.
In addition to her parents, Claudette was preceded in death by her stepfather Elkanah Lewis and her sister, Sharon. Claudette is survived by her son, Jonathan; sisters: Carol, Marieca, Joan, Sonia, Jasmine, Sandra, Mellica and Erica and her brothers: Jimmy, Dennis, Junior, Paul, Eric and Dennis. She will be greatly missed by her family members, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and a host of close friends and associates.
The family will receive friends on Friday, May 24, 2019 from 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. and a funeral service will take place on Saturday, May 25, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. at Crowell Brother’s Funeral Homes & Crematory, with Pastors Paul Diamond and Paul Robinson officiating. On-line condolences may be expressed at www.crowellbrothers.com. Arrangements by Crowell Brothers Funeral Homes & Crematory, 5051 Peachtree Industrial Boulevard, Peachtree Corners, GA 30092. 770-448-5757.


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Visitation

Friday

24

May

4:00 PM 5/24/2019 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 5/24/2019 8:00:00 PM
Crowell Brothers - Peachtree Corners

5051 Peachtree Industrial Boulevard
Peachtree Corners, GA 30092

Crowell Brothers - Peachtree Corners
5051 Peachtree Industrial Boulevard Peachtree Corners 30092 GA
United States

Funeral Service

Saturday

25

May

1:00 PM 5/25/2019 1:00:00 PM
Crowell Brothers - Peachtree Corners

5051 Peachtree Industrial Boulevard
Peachtree Corners, GA 30092

Reception to follow service at funeral home.

Crowell Brothers - Peachtree Corners
5051 Peachtree Industrial Boulevard Peachtree Corners 30092 GA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Peachtree Memorial Park Final Resting Place

5051 Peachtree Industrial Boulevard
Peachtree Corners, GA 30092

5051 Peachtree Industrial Boulevard Peachtree Corners 30092 GA
United States
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