Lorenzo Brumfield, 85, of Collins Ave. in Pembroke went to his heavenly home from the loving care of his family at his earthly home Saturday afternoon July 16, 2005. Born in Pembroke on November 17, 1919 he was a son of the late Harvey and Anna Poff Brumfield. Lorenzo was a veteran of the U S Army serving in WW II as a Sergeant in 13th Battalion Co. C.and was employed by the Celanese Celco Plant at Narrows for 35 years as a mason. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife Martha Pfeiffer Brumfield, two sisters Alma Mills and Louada Quesenberry, two brothers Courtland Brumfield and Raymond Brumfield.
He leaves to cherish his memory two sons and daughters-in-law Lorinza Brumfield, Jr and Melissa S. Brumfield of Pembroke , Ronald Lee Brumfield and Violet H. Brumfield of Pembroke; five grandchildren Dana B. Robertson, Nicole Lee Brumfield, Bendy Scott Brumfield, Lisa Tankersley, Lynette Lowe; eight great-grandchildren; a beloved sister Lida Brumfield of Rich Creek.
Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 2:00 PM in the Kendall Funeral Home at 605 Snidow St. in Pembroke with burial following in Sunrise Memory Gardens in Rich Creek. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Sunday evening from 6 to 8 PM. In lieu of flowers the family suggests that contributions be made to the Pembroke Volunteer Fire Dept., P.O. Box 218, Pembroke, VA 24136