Grace Roberts


Grace H. Roberts, 92, of Cleveland, went to be with her Lord on Friday, Dec. 11, 2020.

She was a member of North Cleveland Church of God and the Unity Sunday School class for 40 years. She was also a former member of the church choir and served on the grievance committee for 19 years.

Grace is known for her many talents: wedding cakes, crocheting, ceramics, quilting, porcelain dolls, stuffed dolls, flower arrangements, cooking and baked goodies.

She was preceded in death by her father, Mack Higginbotham; mother, Mary Higginbotham; sisters: Louise Carter and Maxine Jones; brother, Lannie Higginbotham; son, Phil Allen; grandsons: Del Allen and Jonathan Sims; and stepson, Byron Roberts.

Left behind to cherish her memory, are her husband, Eugene (Gene) Roberts; son, Paul (Sandra) Allen; daughter, Delores (Joe) Sims; daughter-in-law, Beverly Allen; sons: Steven Allen and Glen (Sandy) Carter; step-sons: David and Jeff Roberts; grandchildren: David (Tara) Allen, Holly Blair, Niki (Ashley) Sullivan, Rusty (Kaye) Powell, Jennifer Powell, Robbie (Leslie) Sims, Jacqueline (Dayton) Clayton, Josh (Laura) Allen, Stacey Woods, Stephanie Vorous, Jessica (Gary) Pearce, Amanda (Martin) Miles, Fran (Brett) Cannon and Matthew Roberts; and 18 great-grandchildren.

The family sends special thanks to the staff of Bradley Health Care’s Sunshine Room. God bless them.

Visitation was held on Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020, from noon to 1 p.m. at Companion Funeral Home-Cleveland, with services at 1 p.m. in the chapel, with Pastor Mitch Maloney officiating.

Burial was held at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Cleveland.



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