Marguerite "Gail" A. Roberts
PLEASANT PLAINS - Marguerite "Gail" A. Roberts, 72, of Pleasant Plains, Ill., passed away on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.
She was born on July 14, 1940, in Pleasant Plains, the daughter of William and Mabel Pyle Hand. She married L.G. Grover Roberts on May 2, 1964; he preceded her in death in 1984
Gail was a member of the Richland Creek Baptist Church and a very loving and giving person who will be missed by everyone she touched.
She was also preceded by her parents; a daughter, Melinda "Mindy" Green; and sister, Dorothy Turley.
Survived by her daughter, Michelle Roberts of Pleasant Plains; stepson, Rodger (Susan) Roberts of Bethany, Okla.; stepdaughter, Marsha (Joe) Meyer of Chatham; brothers, Bill (Naomi), Jim (Dee) and Sam Hand all of Pleasant Plains; sister, Sandra Brown of Pleasant Plains; grandchildren, Zach, Bri, Adam, and Drew Green, Charity Avery, Marsha Ramos, D.J. Roberts, and Brooke Meyer; six great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, at the Ellinger-Kunz & Park Funeral Home in Springfield from 4 to 7 p.m. Funeral services will be on Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, at 10 a.m. at the funeral home with Reverend Duane Turley officiating. Burial will be in the Bethel Cemetery at Pleasant Plains.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Gail Roberts Memorial Fund, c/o the I.N.B. in Pleasant Plains.
Ellinger-Kunz & Park Funeral Home, 530 N. 5th St., Springfield, IL 62702 is in charge of arrangements. Visit our online obituary at www.ellingerkunzfuneralhome.com.