JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
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SESSER - Donna Marie Roberts, 65, went  home to be with the Lord at
12:40 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2007, in Franklin  Hospital in Benton. 
Donna was born on Dec. 4, 1941, in the Waltonville area of  Jefferson 
County, a daughter of James and Ivy (Bradley) Loman. 
She married Cecil  G. Roberts on Jan. 24, 1960, in Woodlawn, who survives. 

Donna attended the  Grace Community Church in Mount Vernon and was a
graduate of Waltonville High  School. She dearly loved her grandchildren and 
great-grandchildren and loved to  cook for her family and many friends.

Donna is survived by her husband of 47  years; two daughters, Tamra Renee
Roberts of West Frankfort and Tonya Lori  Roberts of Waltonville; two sons, 
Timothy Gene Roberts and Terry and wife Tammy (Brewer) Roberts of Sesser; five
grandchildren, Angela Kay Dismore Jennings of  West City, Shelbi and Steven 
Roberts of Sesser, and Haven Marie Roberts and  Hannah Gracie Hopper of Waltonville; 
three great-grandchildren, Lauren, Kailey  and Elijah Aaron Jennings of West
City; two sisters, Geri Wakup of Brookfield  and Ina Whittsell of Mount Vernon;
three brothers, Harrison Loman of Elkville,  William J. Loman of Sesser and
Kenneth Loman of Mt. Vernon. 

Mrs. Roberts was  preceded in death by both her parents; four brothers, Homer, 
Harold, Donald and  Max Loman; and two sisters, Betty June Loman and Ruth Ann Hanes. 

Services will  be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 25, 2007, in Davis Funeral Chapel in Sesser, 
with  Pastor David Fields officiating. Burial will follow at Maple Hill Cemetery in  
Sesser. Visitation will be from 5 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 24, 2007 at the  chapel. 
For more information or to sign the guest register, visit _www.davisfuneral-chapel.com_ 
(http://www.davisfuneral-chapel.com). 

Source: Southern Illinoisan 
Date: 11/24/2007
Submitted by Robert W. Loman * Rwlmn@aol.com
Relationship: Nephew

 

 

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