Roberta Glenn Miller Jones

Roberta Glenn Miller Jones

Roberta Glenn Miller Jones, a dedicated and loving daughter, sister, aunt, wife, mother, mother-in-law and grandmother, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019, in Lilburn, Georgia, at 83 years of age.

Born in Oaktown on March 5, 1936 to Charles and Ethel Miller, she married Gary Wade Jones on March 6, 1959, in their home congregation, Oaktown United Methodist Church. Both had graduated from Oaktown High School. Together they reared three sons, Wade, Trent and Wesley, who survive them. They also lived in Hanover before retiring to the Atlanta area where their three sons had settled. 

Besides her sons, nieces and nephews, Roberta is survived by her sister, Charlotte Miller Coleman of Aurora; a daughter-in-law, Dana Jones, a son-in-law, Rev. Chris Glaser, and grandson, Nathan Cargill, all of the Atlanta metropolitan area.

Roberta’s husband, Gary, preceded her in death on June 16, 2006.

A memorial service for Roberta will be held at 3 p.m. on Sept. 7 at Oaktown Morris Chapel United Methodist Church. She was baptized there at three months of age on June 14, 1936. Her family members from Atlanta will be present and are looking forward to seeing local family and friends. A brief reception will follow.


Christy, Wildas A., died Aug. 26. Services: 10 a.m. CDT today at Emmons-Macey & Steffey Funeral Home, Lawrenceville, Illinois. Burial: Lawrenceville City Cemetery. Memorials: Good Samaritan Hospice or to Lawrence Crawford Association for Exceptional Citizens. Condolences:

Finch, Marion A., died Aug. 26. Services: 11 a.m. today at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 2004 N. Second St. Memorials: Christian Education Foundation or the Rivet Athletic Booster Club. Condolences:

Gray, John Scott, died Aug. 23. Services: 3 p.m. today at Day & Deremiah-Frye Funeral Home in Bloomington. Visitation: 2 p.m. until the hour of services today at the funeral home. Burial: Memorial Cemetery. Condolences:

Liddle, Sandra K., died Aug. 27. Services: 1 p.m. today at Goodwin Funeral Home, 524 Broadway St. Visitation: 10 a.m. until the hour of services today at the funeral home. Condolences:

Morris, Rhonda Michelle, died Aug. 26. Services: 1 p.m. CDT on Saturday at Cunningham-Young Funeral Home, Lawrenceville, Illinois. Burial: Lawrenceville City Cemetery.Visitation: 11 a.m. CDT until the hour of services on Saturday at the funeral home. Condolences:

Schlotterbeck, Herbert Martin Jr., died Aug. 18. Memorials: Kokomo Symphonic Society (, Dance Kaleidoscope (, or the Episcopal Church of All Saints ( Condolences:

Strahle, Donna Kay, died Aug. 24. Services: 4 p.m. on Sunday at Goodwin-Sievers Funeral Home in Washington. Visitation: 1 p.m. until the hour of services on Sunday at the funeral home. Memorials: Friends for Animals. Condolences:


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