Lillie Roberts

Posted Online: Nov. 15, 2012, 5:36 pm
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Lillie M. Roberts, 87, of Davenport, died Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012, at University Hospitals, Iowa City.
Services are 11 a.m. Monday at Grandview Baptist Church, Davenport. Visitation is 1-3 p.m. Sunday at Weerts, Davenport. Burial is at Davenport Memorial Park.
She married Charles Roberts Oct. 23, 1945.
Surviving are her husband; daughters, Judy Johnson, Davenport, Janet Wright, Vicki Long, Kathy Roberts, Texas; 11 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; sisters, Betty Stender, Davenport, Joan Carter, Virginia Braun, Missouri.


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