Lena E. Tolliver, age, 59, of Orlando Florida passed away suddenly on February 4, 2019 in Orlando, FL. She was the loving wife of Robert Tolliver Jr.
Lena was born on March 31, 1959 in Kokomo, Indiana. She lived for many years in Ohio before relocating to Central Florida. Lena was an entrepreneur who loved to sell handbags. Within the last few years, she and Robert proudly ran a volunteer food pantry helping feed many hundreds of needy people. She served as an ombudsman, as a US. Navy wife. Lena was strong in faith, she also served in church ministries with many roles such as choir director, ministry leader, usher, and many others.
In addition married to her husband, Robert, of 41 years, she is survived by her two daughters, Roxi Batten and her husband, Michael, and Sharita Tolliver; her son, Robert Tolliver III, and his wife, Akisha; four grandchildren, Robert Tolliver IV, Brayden Tolliver, Alexia Tolliver, and Daniyah Batten; brothers, James Holman and Carl Smith; and three sisters Rita Martin, Deborah Coleman, and Sandra Singleton.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Eloise (Smith) Holman; and a brother, Robert Holman.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at 11:00 am at Newcomer Funeral Home (Newcomer Cremations, Funerals & Receptions East Orlando), 895 S. Goldenrod Road, Orlando, Florida 32822.
Visitation will be Monday February 11 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm.
Interment will follow at Greenwood Cemetery.
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