Mary Elba Roberts

By on October 13, 2011

Mary Elba Roberts, 87, of Maple Park, passed away at her home on Monday, Oct. 3, 2011, surrounded by the love and prayers of her family.

She is survived by three children, Dorlis Roberts, Tommy (June) Roberts and Janet Roberts; 12 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren with another along the way; two siblings, Hershel Brown and Edna Cooper; many nieces, nephews and friends.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Wayne; one son, Truman; and seven siblings.

Visitation was Friday, Oct. 7, at Conley Funeral Home, 116 W. Pierce St., Elburn, from 10 a.m. to noon followed directly by a graveside service with Rev. Mark Harkness, pastor of the Kaneville United Methodist Church, officiating and at East Pierce Cemetery, Maple Park.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established in her name to benefit DeKalb Hospice. Checks may be made to the “Mary Roberts Memorial” and mailed in care of P.O. Box 66, Elburn, 60119. Tributes may also be forwarded to the same address or on the web at