Laura Louise Roberts, 87, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 9:10 P.M. December 3, 2019 at Mount Vernon Countryside Manor in Mount Vernon, Illinois. Laura was a devoted homemaker and was dearly loved by her family and friends. She will be missed by all who knew her.
A Graveside Service will be held at 1:00 P.M. Sunday, December 8 2019 at Old Shiloh Cemetery in Mount Vernon, Illinois with Mr. Sean Hicks officiating. Interment will. Memorials may be made to the Donor’s Choice of charities. Call Hughey Funeral Home at 618-242-3348 or visit hugheyfh.com for further information.
Laura Roberts is survived by her two sons, Jesse Callahan and wife, Tammy of Mount Vernon and Maurice Whisenhunt and wife, Carol of Bonnie; daughter, Claudia Doni of Columbia, South Carolina; stepson, Glenn Roberts and wife, Rhonda of Opdyke, Illinois; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren; brother, Roy Wilson of West Virginia; sisters, Annette Flanagan of Mount Vernon, Illinois and Dorothy Donoho of Ina, Illinois; and several nieces and nephews.
She was born May 13, 1932 in Jefferson County, Illinois to the late Roy M. and Eithel (Ferguson) Wilson. She was married to Gail Roberts and he preceded her in death.