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Johnnie Mae Roberson, 69, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 8:14 A.M. November 15, 2017 at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon. She was born July 16, 1948 in Charleston, Missouri to the late Elbert and Lizzie (Armstrong) Cain, Jr. Johnnie married Clyde Roberson on November 22, 2003. They were blessed with nearly 14 years of marriage.
Johnnie is survived by her husband, Clyde Roberson of Mount Vernon; children, Ron Cain and and wife, Latrese, Caleb Cain and wife, April, and Elbert Elmo Cain, all of Mount Vernon; siblings, Ruby Lee Shelby and Ivory Dean Jackson, both of Racine, Wisconsin, Estella Hampton of Murphysboro, Illinois, Glenda May and husband, James of Atlanta, Georgia, and Elbert Cain III and wife, Brenda, Willie Cain, and Ronald Cain and wife, Doris, all of Mount Vernon; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and several nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends.
In addition to her parents, Johnnie was preceded in death by her siblings, Jimmie Stanford and Pecola Gray.
Johnnie was a longtime member of Corinthian Baptist Church in Mount Vernon. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family and friends. Johnnie was dearly loved and will be missed by all who knew her.
A Funeral Service will be held Saturday, November 25, 2017 at 11:00 A.M. at Corinthian Baptist Church in Mount Vernon, Illinois with Reverend Ron Lash officiating. Interment will follow at Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens in Woodlawn, Illinois.
A Visitation will be held Saturday, November 25, 2017 from 10:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. at Corinthian Baptist Church in Mount Vernon, Illinois.
Call Hughey Funeral Home at 618-242-3348 or visit hugheyfh.com for further information.
Published on November 20, 2017
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