June 14, 1938 – Nov. 2, 2020
Willie Lee Carr Roberts was born June 14, 1938. She was the daughter of Easley Carr and Quida Dillon Carr. She died Nov. 2, 2020, at her residence in Jayess.
Services were Nov. 14, 2020, at New Testament Church with interment to follow in the church cemetery.
She was a member of China Grove Methodist Church. She met and married Wilford Roberts, Sr. in 1958. She moved to New Orleans shortly after marriage. Wilford and Willie Lee Roberts had five children, one whom preceded her in death. She worked at Edward Hynes Charter School as a hay baker for 35 years. Mrs. Roberts loved cooking, but most of all she loved God and was always willing to serve.
She is preceded in death by her son, Larry Roberts; one grandchild, LeTerry Roberts; two brothers; four brothers-in-law and four sisters-in-law.
Survivors are her husband, Wilford Roberts, Sr. (62 years of marriage) of Jayess; four children, Wilford Roberts, Jr. of Louisiana, Brenda Smith of Jayess, Shelia (Christopher) Williams of Baton Rouge, and Ronald (Cassandra) Roberts of Tylertown; four sisters, Juanita (Henry) Bickham, Melissa Carr, Mildred (Oscar) Dillon and Trevania Carr; four brothers, Gene (Audrey) Griffin, E. C. (Betty Sue) Carr, Roy (Essie) Carr and Hugh (Dianne) Carr; three sisters-in-law, Ida Nell Banks, Dorothy Carr and Daisy Miller.
Craft-Ginn Funeral Chapel was in charge of the arrangements.