Aileen Roberts

Sunday, November 4, 2012
Aileen Roberts

MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Aileen Roberts, 93, of Marble Hill passed away Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, at Woodland Hills Nursing Home in Marble Hill.

She was born July 31, 1919, at Huxie in Bollinger County, daughter of Elmer and Lucy Rowe Eaker. She and Cecil A. Roberts were married July 13, 1940. He passed away April 10, 2002.

Aileen had worked as an inspector at Deevers Shoe Co. and later at Superior Electric. She was a member of Palmore General Baptist Church and Rebekah Lodge.

Survivors include a son, Deon C. Roberts of Marble Hill; three daughters, Janice (Mike) Abernathy of Florissant, Mo., Wanda (Rover) Vannoy of Marble Hill, Darlene (Pat) Mattingly of St. Mary, Mo.; three sisters, Virgie Sadler, Dorothy Sadler and Dean Ross, all of Cape Girardeau; eight grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, a brother, a sister and a great-grandson.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Liley Funeral Home in Marble Hill.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Lloyd Ray Green officiating. Burial will be in Bollinger County Memorial Park Cemetery near Marble Hill.