Lloyd H. Roberson, 82, of Mt. Vernon died
7:53 a.m. Dec. 16, 2002, at Good Samaritan
Regional Health Care in Mt. Vernon.
He was a coal miner, last working at Freeman No. 6.
Mr. Roberson was born May 23, 1920, in Waltonville
to Dow and Ethal (Hall) Roberson. He married Margaret
(Hamilton) Roberson July 21, 1947, in Mayfield, Ky.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday
at Brayfield-Gilbert Funeral Home in Sesser. The Rev.
Jes Allen will officiate. Burial will be at Maple Hill
Cemetery in Sesser. Friends may call after 6 p.m. Tuesday
at Brayfield-Gilbert Funeral Home in Sesser.
Mr. Roberson is survived by two grandchildren, Stephanie R.
Fowler of Birmingham, Ala. and Russell Shane Fowler of Jasper
Ala.; two sisters, Alberta Page and husband Olen of Sesser,
and Hazel Page of Sesser; one brother, Clyde Roberson and
wife Helen of Bonnie.
He was a staff sergeant in the U.S. Army and a veteran of
World War II. He was a member of U.M.W.A. and a life member of
Mr. Roberson was preceded in death by a son, Russell
L. Roberson, and one daughter, Marcella S. Fowler.
Brayfield-Gilbert Funeral Home is assisting the family with
funeral arrangements, where you
may call at 625-2411 for information.
Date: Dec 17 2002
Source: Register-News, Mt Vernon IL
Submitted by: Robert W. Loman