Betty Roberts


Betty Roberts, 73, of Eldorado, passed away Sunday, June 4, 2017 in Eldorado.


Betty was born in Grayville on July 17, 1943 to the late Marvin and Gladys (Droomgol) White. She was a pipe liner for BP Petroleum.


On March 6, 1973 she married Clarence E Roberts Sr. and he preceded her in death on March 29, 1990. She is survived by a daughter, Leasia (Mark) Alecci of Harrisburg. She is also survived by her step children: Clarence “Duke” Roberts Jr. of Centralia, IL, Roda Dennis of Enfield, Melissa Tucker of Mt. Vernon, IL and Janny Roberts of Nashville, IL. She is also survived by 6 grandchildren: Brandi (Charles) Presley of Lincoln CA, Bridget (Nathan) Baugher of Eldorado, Brooke (Eric) Suits of Stafford VA and Johnmark Alecci of Prattville, AL, Ryen Williams and Breah Williams.  And 9 great Grandchildren: Sophia Presley, Will Presley, Grace Presley, Luke Baugher, Levi Baugher, Landon Suits, Carter Suits, Allie Suits and Maddie Suits. She is also survived by 2 brothers: J.P. White of Dorset, OH and Marion White of Eldorado. And several nieces and nephews and cousins and special friends. She was preceded in death by a son, Rodney Williams and a sister Carolyn White.


Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, June 7, at 3:00 PM at the Watson Funeral Home in Eldorado with Scott Pilkington officiating. Burial will be in Douglass cemetery. Visitation will be held from 1:00 PM until service time of 3:00 PM at the funeral home.


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