Roberta Jon Williams, age 78, of Union, IN, passed away peacefully at her home with family at her side, on Thursday, May 27, 2021.
She was born September 15, 1942 in Patoka, IN to Lester and Carmen Myrick.
Roberta worked as a teacher, a journalist, an entrepreneur, and a legal secretary. She was a writer, poet, musician, artist and an avid gardener. Roberta was a member of the Brenton Chapel Church of Christ.
A loving wife of 58 years, mother, grandmother and great grandmother, Roberta is survived by her husband Ross, daughters Rea Kersey & Rachelle Stevens, grandchildren Mallie Demaree, Will & Josef Kersey, and Elliot Stevens, and great grandchildren Sophia, Mariah, Jada, and Leah. She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Lou Ann Cover.
Funeral services will be held at Noon EST on Wednesday, June 2, 2021 at Brenton Chapel Church of Christ in Petersburg, IN, with burial to follow at Union Community Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10:00am EST until service time at the church.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made in honor of Jonnie to the Alzheimer's Association Greater Indiana Chapter, with both the mailing address and weblink available on the funeral home website.
O.D. Harris Funeral Home in Petersburg, IN is entrusted with care. Online condolences may be made at odharrisfuneralhome.com
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Alzheimer's Association Greater Indiana Chapter
50 E 91st, Ste. 100, Indianapolis IN 46240