Evelyn R. Sills
Funeral Services were held Thursday March 24, 2016, at Saulters Moore Chapel in Prentiss, MS for Mrs. Evelyn R. Sills, age 87, who passed away on March 20, 2016, at UMC in Jackson, MS.
Rev. Jay Westbrook officiated. Pallbearers were: Jimmy Barton, Richard Butler, Mike Drake, Justin Garner, Dr. Clay Grubbs, Dr. Lee Grubbs, Wesley Grubbs, Bert McPhail, Bob Roberts and Rusty Roberts. Special thanks to her caregivers, Janis Hayman, Elenora Ransom, Bobbie Vah and Emma Jordan.
Mrs. Evelyn was born on September 6, 1928 in Jeff Davis County to Robert Fulton Roberts and Addie Evans Roberts. She worked as a homemaker. She was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church.
She is survived by her son, Dr. Lewis Grubbs (Chyrl) of Jackson, MS; seven grandchildren: Angela Grubbs Bleckley (Jimmy), Don Grubbs (Christie), Dr. Clay Grubbs (Dottie), Mary Grubbs Garner (Justin), Dr. Lee Grubbs (Allison), Amanda Blissett McPhail (Bert), Wesley Grubbs (Shealee) and fourteen great grandchildren. Four brothers: Kenneth Roberts (Kathy)of Magee, MS, Paul Roberts (Joyce)of Magee, MS, James Roberts of Deridder, LA and Dewitt Roberts (Carol)of Long Beach. Two sisters: Ann Roberts of Nashville, TN and Janice Roberts Hendricks (George) of Destin, FL.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband John Wallace Sills, Two sons, Billy Don and Keith, two brothers and one sister. Saulters Moore Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements. Online condolences and a guest registry are available atwww.saultersmoorefuneralhome.com