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Florence Earlene Roberts Washington


1922 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
Florence Earlene Roberts Washington Obituary
Florence Roberts Washington

Memphis, TN

Florence 'Earline' Roberts Washington, 94, was born Saturday, September 9, 1922, and made her Peaceful Transition to the other side on Saturday, July 15, 2017. She was a WWII Veteran and a retired RN. She was preceded in death by her parents, the late Jonsey and Willie E. Roberts, only sister, Gladyce R. Jackson, her beloved husband of 57 years, A. B. Washington, Sr., and son, A. B. (Gloria) Washington, Jr. She was affectionately known as Mama, Grandmother, GG and Earline. She is survived by her only daughter, Willa-Joy Washington (Milton D.) Smith, two sons, Kenneth E. (Dorothy J.) and Robert A. (Gina) Washington, seven grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren, sister-in-law, Julia E. Taylor, brother-in-law, Edgar W. Jackson, and a host of family members and faithful friends.

She was a faithful, lifelong member of Columbus Missionary Baptist Church. Graveside Service is Monday, July 24, 2017, West Tennessee Veterans Cemetery at 2:30 p.m.
Published in The Commercial Appeal on July 20, 2017
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