Lillie M. (Pearson) Roberts

Born: Mon., Jan. 19, 1948
Died: Tue., May 16, 2017


Visitation

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM, Fri., May 19, 2017
Location: Minor - Morris Funeral Home, Ltd.

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM, Sat., May 20, 2017
Location: Mars Hill CommunityChurch of God In Christ


Funeral Service

10:00 AM Sat., May 20, 2017
Location: Mars Hill CommunityChurch of God In Christ


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Lillie M. Roberts was born January 19, 1948 in Joliet, Illinois. 

Lillie grew up in the Lockport/Joliet area and attended the local public schools and also attended Joliet Central High School.

Lillie confessed Christ at an early age and lived her life witnessing and spreading the Gospel of Jesus Christ.  She worked at Silver Cross Hospital in the dietary department and retired November 30, 2010 after 40 years of dedicated service.  She enjoyed spending time with her family.  She was a member of Mars Hill Church of God in Christ and served as a faithful doorkeeper.  She also enjoyed singing and praising the Lord.

She is preceded in death by her grandfather, Sam O’Large, adopted mother, Rosie Pearson, mother, Freddie Lee Pearson and brother, Paul L. Collins.

She passed away on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at Presence St. Joseph Medical Center in Joliet, IL.

She is survived by three loving children; Rosielee Roberts-Holman, Christopher Roberts and George Roberts; two sisters, Mary Collins-Mack and Minister Vivian Atkinson; six grandchildren; a loving and devoted former husband, George Roberts, loving caregiver, Tori Roberts, numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

 

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