Roberta Williams
Roberta Williams
  • December 30, 1928 - December 27, 2017
  • Fairfield, Illinois

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ROBERTA WILLIAMS, 88, of Fairfield, Illinois, formerly of Johnsonville passed away Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at Countryside Manor in Mt. Vernon, Illinois.

Roberta was born December 30, 1928 at Georgetown, Texas to Floyd and Pauline (Montgomery) Lee. She married Clarence G. Williams, Sr. May 8, 1943 at Georgetown, Texas. He preceded her in death December 23, 2010.

Roberta was a factory worker at International Shoe Company at Flora, a cake decorator for Flora Bakery, and a cook for Johnsonville School. She loved to crochet and embroidery, was an avid Wal-Mart walker and loved her family and enjoyed spending time with them. Roberta was a member of Northside Baptist Church at Fairfield, Illinois.

Roberta is survived by a daughter Linda (Glen) Perry of Iuka, Illinois; one daughter-in-law Connie Williams of Fairfield, Illinois and one former daughter-in-law Thelma Williams of Mt. Vernon, Illinois; two sisters Velma Parker of Texas and Barbara Kraus of Pekin, Illinois; four brothers Robert Lee of Olney, Illinois, William (Carolyn) Lee of Fairfield, Illinois, Don Lee of Arkansas, and Doug (Mary Lou) Lee of Florida. Also surviving are grandchildren Diana (Jim) Burke of Mt. Vernon, Illinois, Vickie French of Fairfield, Illinois, Steve Walker and Scott Walker both of Cisne, Illinois, Kristi (David) Nicholson of Kentucky, Laura Lowery of Mt. Vernon, Illinois, Tammy (Steve) Sweet of Salem, Illinois, Mark Perry of Texico, Illinois and Justin (Debra) Perry of Plainfield, Illinois. 25 great grandchildren and 16 great-great grandchildren also survive.

Roberta was preceded in death by her parents, husband Clarence Williams, Sr., one son Clarence (Gerald) Williams, Jr. and a brother John Lee.

Funeral services will be 10am Saturday, December 30, 2017 at Hosselton Funeral Home. Visitation will be 5pm-7pm Friday, December 29, 2017 at the funeral home. Burial will be in Hale Cemetery.

Memorials may be given to Brookstone Assisted Living in Fairfield and will be accepted at Hosselton Funeral Home.