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Willie James "Bill" Roberts

December 26, 1939 ~ July 11, 2019 (age 79)

Obituary

With Sincere sympathy, we announce the passing of Mr. Willie James "Bill" Roberts, age 79 of 1564 Harrison Road Thomson, Georgia who entered into rest on July 11, 2019. The Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, July 20th, 2019 at 12 noon at the New Zion Hill AME Church. The body will lie in state beginning at 11 am. The burial will follow in the church cemetery. The viewing will begin on Friday from 11 am to 7 pm at the funeral home. Bill leaves to cherish his memories; two daughters, Veronica Roberts and Shaquita Roberts both of Thomson, Georgia; two step-daughters, Barbara Ward of Washington, D.C. and Lisa Few of Thomson, Georgia; five grandchildren, Sherise Jenkin, Malik Bell, Ra’ Niyah Roberts, Sa’Riyah Roberts and Tahari Wright all of Thomson, Georgia & seven step-grandchildren; one sister, Margie Roberts of Thomson, Georgia; four brothers, Henry Roberts, Bobby (Sandra) Roberts, Gub Roberts, Jr., all of Thomson, Georgia and David Roberts of Hephzibah, Georgia; three  sister–in-laws; Thelma Roberts, Betty (Freddie) Taylor and Sally Ivery all of Thomson, Georgia and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends. The funeral procession will leave the residence on Saturday at 11:15.

D.T. Brown Memorial Funeral FH is in charge of the arrangements.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
July 19, 2019

11:00 AM to 7:00 PM
D. T. Brown Memorial Funeral Home
810 Martin Luther King Jr Street
Thomson, GA 30824

Body in State on Day of Service
Saturday
July 20, 2019

11:00 AM
NEW ZION HILL AME CHURCH
2448 RIDGE ROAD
THOMSON, GA 30824

Funeral Service
Saturday
July 20, 2019

12:00 PM
NEW ZION HILL AME CHURCH
2448 RIDGE ROAD
THOMSON, GA 30824

Interment following funeral service
Saturday
July 20, 2019

NEW ZION HILL AME CHURCH
2448 RIDGE ROAD
THOMSON, GA 30824

Repast
Saturday
July 20, 2019

NEW ZION HILL AME CHURCH
2448 RIDGE ROAD
THOMSON, GA 30824

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