Roberta (Maxwell) Phillips

Born: Sun., Nov. 30, 1919
Died: Sat., Dec. 19, 2015


1:00 PM to 2:00 PM, Wed., Dec. 23, 2015
Location: Pulliam Funeral Home

Celebration of Life

2:00 PM Wed., Dec. 23, 2015
Location: Pulliam Funeral Home

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Roberta Phillips, 96, Robinson, IL went to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday December 19, 2015. She was residing at Heritage Health Therapy, Robinson, IL.

Roberta was born on November 30, 1919 in Jasper County, IL near Willow Hill and was the daughter of Adolphus Maxwell and Nora (Dillman) Maxwell. On November 25, 1938 she married Bro. Robert L. “Bob” Phillips, who proceeded her in death on June 22, 1996.

Roberta was a homemaker and member of the Oblong First Baptist Church for many years.

Roberta is survived by her son and daughter-in-law Larry and Becky Phillips, Powder Springs, GA; a granddaughter Jennifer (Phillips) and husband David May, Marietta, GA; two great-grandchildren Jason May and Emily May both of Marietta, GA; a niece; four nephews and a sister-in-law Virginia Phillips, Hunt City, IL.

Preceding Roberta in death were he parents; husband; grandson Jason Phillips; brother Otis Maxwell and an infant brother and sister and a sister-in-law Mary Baughman.

A Celebration of Life Service for Roberta will be held at 2:00 PM Wednesday December 23, 2015 at the Pulliam Funeral Home, Oblong, IL. Burial will follow in the Mound Cemetery in Jasper County, IL. Visitation will be from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM on Wednesday. The family requests in lieu of flowers an expression of sympathy may take the form of a contribution to the Baptist Children’s Home in Carmi, IL. Envelopes will be at or may be mailed to Pulliam Funeral Home P. O. Box 121 Oblong, IL 62449.

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