Roberta L. Willis, 69, of Princeton, entered rest Friday Dec. 2, 2016 at her


She was born Feb. 17, 1947 in Chicago, Illinois, to Hubert and Vivian (Norrington) Barrett.

She was a homemaker. Her hobbies included cooking and gardening. Roberta loved being with her family.

She is preceded in death by her father Hubert, mother Vivian, grandparents, brother Russell Barrett, sister Lavada Mallory and step-father Earl Norrington Jr.

She is survived by her husband Lester Willis Sr. of Princeton; sons Lester Willis Jr. of Princeton, Azel (Angie) Willis Sr. of Somerville, Jeffrey (Susan) Willis of Mackey, Tommy (Noramae) Willis of Princeton; grandchildren; Brian Willis, A.J. Willis, Josh Willis, Zach Willis, Savannah Willis, Alexa Willis, Trevor Willis, Isabella Willis, Jesse Willis, DJ Willis, Eli Willis, Hattie Willis, Justin Drew, Eric Drew, Lacy Drew; four great- grandchildren; brothers Hubert (Mary) Barrett of Winslow, Darvin (Teresa) Norrington of Huntingburg; and sister Rachel (Larry) Nance of Oakland City.

Funeral service is at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016, at Lamb-Basham Memorial Chapel with Rev. Jonathan Scott officiating. Burial follows at Fairview Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday from 8 a.m. until service time at the chapel.

Roberta L. Willis