Apostle Aflean Robinson
Apostle Aflean Robinson was born on May 17, 1937, in Lillie, Louisiana to the late Nazareth S. Jackson and Fannie Wayne Jackson. She was one of six children. She cherished her brothers and sister dearly and loved her parents.
She confessed Christ at an early age and joined St. John Baptist Church in Lillie, Louisiana. In 1946, she moved with her family to Jones, Louisiana where her father became the overseer of the Shackleford Land. She attended Morehouse Public Schools where she graduated in 1955.
While in school, she met the love of her life Luther L. Robinson. On February 8th, 1955, they united in Holy Matrimony. They later moved to Bonita, Louisiana. Together their family grew to include six children. Aflean, affectionately known as “Madea” loved her family and was a great mother and protector over what God entrusted in her. She was a well-loved, spirited woman that had an unwavering faith in God. Throughout her life, she maintained a sweet and simple demeanor that won the trust and hearts of countless others. She enjoyed cooking, sewing, evangelizing, reading her bible, singing, supporting and spending time with family and friends.
Aflean was a natural caretaker. She had a passion for serving others in her community. Aflean took classes at North East University and obtained her LPN license. She worked for Wilmot Medical Center for 13 years. Her passion for serving others led her to work in education. She worked in the Morehouse Parish school system as a teacher assistant for 29 ½ years working at various elementary and middle schools in the parish until retirement. Aflean did not let retirement stop her from her continued work in the community. Aflean was an avid entrepreneur. Entrepreneurship was something that came naturally to her. After retirement, she opened Alpha Clothing and Kathy’s Tax Service in Mer Rouge, LA.
In 1976 she was called into ministry. She preached her first sermon at Mt. Zion #5 Baptist Church under the guidance of the late pastor Rev. Louis Wroten. She later pastored throughout Arkansas and Louisiana. She pastored 13 years at Knox Street AME Zion Church, 15 years at Ross Chapel AME Zion Church, 8 years at Little Zion AME Church, and later pastoring her own church in Bonita, Louisiana, Holy Ghost Disturbed Organization.
With her constant nurturing love and faith, she shaped the spirituality of many through her guidance. She will be especially missed by all that knew her. She was preceded in death by her parents Nazareth S. Jackson and Fannie Wayne Jackson, brother Sandy Ray Jackson, sister Clordean Jackson and grandson Charles Robinson Jr. Forever remembering her love and legacy of her husband Luther L. Robinson, her six children, sons Luther C. Robinson (Angela) Indianapolis, IN, Charles C. Robinson (Alice) Bastrop, LA, Dennis R. Robinson (Julie), Olympia WA, Nazareth D. Robinson of Bastrop, LA, Stephen C. Robinson (Tiffani) of Rochester, WA, Donell McNeal (Stephanie) Los Angeles, CA. and daughter Kathy R. Robinson Moses of Bonita, LA. She also leaves behind her loving brothers Wayne Jackson (Katie) Paco, WA, Stone Jackson (LaJoi) Indianapolis, IN, Nathaniel Jackson (Thelma) Olympia, WA, 14 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren, host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.