Evangelist Lenette Roberta Brisbon was born on July 3, 1965, to the late Edward and Margaret Pearson Brisbon. She transitioned from labor to reward on December 14, 2021. Though she was a native of Hartsville, SC, Lenette spent a good portion of her years residing in Norcross and Stockbridge, Georgia. At the time of her death, she resided in Selma, Alabama.
Lenette always excelled academically, graduating with honors from Hartsville High School. She eventually went on to obtain a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of South Carolina, two master’s degrees and was recently pursuing a doctorate degree at Liberty University. She was a lifelong learner and enjoyed a challenge.
Lenette was also passionate about studying the word of God, reading, researching, cooking, and fashion. She was very meticulous in her appearance and loved shoes, clothes, and jewelry. She was a great cook and was a wonderful baker. She was a whiz at assembling things and completing projects. She was often sought out to help with business plans, non-profit business proposals, academic work such as research papers and many other things. Lenette had a beautiful voice and sang with several groups and choirs. She had a servant’s heart and always went the extra mile for the people she cared about. She was generous and very loyal. Despite many health challenges, she was so resilient and unwavering in her faith in the Lord.
Lenette gave her life to the Lord at a young age, answered the call to ministry, and served faithfully. She was serious about the things of God. She loved the Lord and loved to give him praise! She often poured into others, offering kindness,
encouragement, and biblical guidance. At the time of her death, she was a member of the Holiness Temple Church of Christ in Prayer where Bishop Reginald Wells is the pastor. At Holiness Temple, she served as an evangelist, church youth worker, hospitality worker, intercessor, and administrative assistant to the Bishop and First Lady. She was also an administrator of
IYAM (Impacting Youth through Arts and Mentoring) where her efforts of support have been invaluable as a great organizer who was knowledgeable about legal practices and the establishment of businesses.
Though she did not have children, she regarded the children in her life as her own. She was very special to her nieces and nephews.
Lenette would laugh at just about anything and loved having a good time. She loved spending time with family and enjoyed attending church events.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Edward and Margaret Pearson Brisbon, and nephew Delvan Howard Caine. Surviving to cherish her memory are her sister Elder Petitia Caine of Darlington, SC, brothers Keith Vinson of Hartsville, SC, and Bobby Vinson of Columbia, SC; nieces Trekeelia (Kenton) Simon of Rock Hill, SC, Neia Caine of Florence, SC, Blaeten Caine of Darlington, SC and Emerald Caine of Charlotte, NC; a spiritual mother, Inez Thomas of Atlanta, Ga; special friends Kenya White of Columbia, SC, Pastor Deloris Duncan of Marion, SC, and Bishop Reginald and First Lady Dr. Renee Wells of Selma, AL; special nieces and nephews Reggie Wells Jr., Keturah Wells, James Wells, and Jada Wells, all of Selma, AL; her Temple Church Family, the Selma City Personnel Family, and a host of other relatives and friends.
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