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Glenwood Cemetery
Sunday September 18th, 2016
6:00pm - 8:00pm

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Thelma Lorine Roberson


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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I can't believe your time has come to gain your wings granny. But your fight is over now. Fly HIGH!! You will be truely missed...I love you and R.I.P.
Love you always, Pam Williams

Cleveland, Ms Sep 17 2016 12:00 AM

So sorry that you're gone, at least you're not suffering no more..
I just thank you for taking our family in as if we were your own!!! Sue has been my mama for 41 years now, and you were my grandmother for that long.. And one thing that I love about your family , , YALL. ALL HAVE TREATED US AS YOUR OWN!!!
I know that i wasn't around all the time, BUT JUST KNOW THAT I LOVE YOU!!!!

Sheila phillips Sep 17 2016 12:00 AM

It's hard to believe your gone but your struggle is over Granny. We will try our best to carry on all of our family values as you have always taught us.There is so many things you taught me while I was growing up and I will cherish each and every little thing . I will miss you Granny but your so much better now.
RIP sweet angel. Love, Jeanna

Jeanna Montemayor Sep 17 2016 12:00 AM

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