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Thelma Lorine Roberson

March 19, 1939 — September 15, 2016


Thelma Lorine Vance Roberson, age 77, of Cleveland, passed away on Thursday September 15, 2016 at her home.

Visitation will be held Sunday, September 18, 2016 from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM at the Cleveland Funeral Home in Cleveland.  Funeral Services will be held 2:00 PM Monday September 19, 2016 2:00 PM in the Cleveland Funeral Home Chapel.  Burial will be at the Linn Methodist Church Cemetery. Reverend Robert Haney will officiate the services.

Ms. Roberson was born on March 19, 1939 to John Harrison and Adlee (Grantham) Vance in Vaiden, MS.  She married Willie W.  Roberson on September 13, 1953. Together they lived in Linn Community for 39 years. She later moved to Cleveland where she lived for the past 13 years. She was a member of Linn Baptist Church. Ms. Roberson loved to garden, spend time with her family, play bingo, and watch TV.  

She was preceded in death by her parents, John Harrison and Adlee Vance, husband Willie "Bud" Roberson, son, John Roberson and a grandchild, Michael Stokes.

 Ms. Roberson is survived by Daughter, Linda (James) Stokes of Cleveland, MS.  Daughter, Sue (Joe) McClure of Schlater, MS.  Son, Gordon (Connie) Roberson of Indianola, MS.  Daughter, Virginia Ann (Ronny) Thornton of Shaw, MS.  Son, Benjamin F. Roberson of Cleveland, MS.  Brother, Robert Earl Vance of Dalton, GA.  14 Grandchildren, 40 great grandchildren and 7 great-great grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Allen Stokes, Tyler Stokes, Wade Roberson, John Roberson, Elland Vance & Phil Jaco. Honorary pallbearers will be Luke Roberson, Dyllan Jaco, Logan Roberson & Thomas Mann.

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Sunday, September 18, 2016

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