Verda M. Roberts

Farmington – Verda M. Roberts, 92, of Farmington, formerly of Bryant, passed away at 10:05 PM on Sunday, March 4, 2018 at Farmington Country Manor. She was born on July 15, 1925 in rural Knox County, IL to Orval and Marie (Buck) Toomer. She married Donald L. Roberts on April 22, 1944 in Lewistown, IL, he preceded her in death on August 16, 2007.

Also preceding in death are her parents; son, Don Roberts; brother, Bill Toomer; sister, Dorothy Grigsby; grandson, Neil Roberts.

Surviving are two children, Sheldon (Marie) Roberts of Smithfield, Verda J. Roberts of Farmington; daughter-in-law, Carol Roberts; four grandchildren, Ann Riccioni, Jennifer Roberts, Teresa Roberts, Joe Roberts; six great-grandchildren, Spencer Henderson, Hunter Henderson, Aly Roberts, Randy Williams, Emily Williams, Erica Riccioni; one great-great-grandchild, Amethyst Williams; and one sister, Mary Sill.

Verda loved spending time with her grandchildren and was a homemaker. She was also a member of the Bryant Christian Church for 70 years.

Services will be held at 11 AM on Saturday, March 10, 2018 at Sedgwick Funeral Homes & Crematory in Canton, IL, where a visitation will be held from 10 AM to service time. Rev Jon Dainty Jr. will officiate. Burial will take place at Maryville Cemetery in Bryant, IL. Memorials can be made to Farmington Rescue Squad or Maryville Cemetery. To view Verda’s DVD or to make online condolences you may go to


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11 Responses to Verda M. Roberts

  1. De says:

    So very sorry for your loss Sheldon.
    Sincerely, Deb Kuchan Eskridge

  2. Sheldon,
    So very sorry for your loss.
    Sincerely, Deb Kuchan Eskridge

  3. Allen & Clarice Blout says:

    I am going on the assumption that this is Mary’s sister? I have unsuccessfully tried to call Kendall and Linda to be sure. This said, we are sorry to learn of Mary’s sister. Do take care, Mary. We are thinking of you. May our Lord be with you during this time.

  4. Jane England Anderson says:

    Denny & I are sorry for the loss of your Mother.

  5. Rita Milewski says:


    I am so sorry for your loss. I know how you must miss your Mother. You were a wonderful daughter and took such good care of your Mother. I know her life was so much happier because of you and I know she was grateful for your love and care.
    I am thinking about you and wishing you love and comfort. If there is anything I can do please let me know.
    Rita Milewski

  6. Marty & Kelly Izard & Family says:

    Sending our love & Sympathy, To the Family!🙏
    God Bless

  7. Lorenda Spilker says:

    We are so very sorry to learn of Verda’s passing. A great lady and would help everyone. The entire family are in our thoughts and prayers. Lorenda (Schnarr) Spilker and Alvin Spilker.

  8. Kathy Rhodes says:

    Sheldon, Verda Jean and family…..was so sorry to hear about Verda. My heart goes out to all of you. Verda was one of a kind and will be dearly missed. I will be thinking of you on Saturday and please know my heart will be with you.

    Love, Kathy (Sherwood) Rhodes

  9. John Henderson says:

    It is very hard to hear of the loss of Verda. I will miss her. Prayers to the Roberts family.

    John Henderson

  10. Sharon (Nebergall) Bosserman says:

    Verda, I am sorry for your loss. Keep the good memories of your mother close to your heart!

  11. Steve & Linda (Peterson) Grzanich says:

    Sheldon & family: We were saddened to learn of your mother’s passing. Our prayers are with you during this time.

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