Eva Lou Larry Roberts, 65, of Woodbine went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, April 25, 2020.
Minister Roberts was born on Jan. 24, 1955, to the late Arletha Postell and Alonzo Gibbs. She dedicated her life to Christ in 1991 and continued that faithful journey looking toward God. She was a faithful and dedicated member of New Wave of Glory Christian Center under the leadership of Apostle Charles and Lady Tonya Buck. She served faithfully as a minister, praise and worship leader and intercessor for many years.
She was a 1975 graduate of Camden County High School. Later in life, she worked for BMW Inc. Motel Properties and later became a successful entrepreneur. She owned and managed her own business Larry & Larry Janitorial Service. Her motto was “No Job Too Big, No Job Too Small! We Can Do It All!”
Minister Roberts was a loving and devoted mother, grandmother and friend. She brought joy to anyone she met with her big smile and distinguished laugh that was undeniably life changing. She had a strong faith in God and believed in the power of prayer.
She leaves to cherish her memory, five dedicated and devoted children, Melba Y. Ferell, Teresa A. Larry, Stephen D. Larry (Janessa), all of Woodbine, Sara D. Larry (Octavian) of Hollywood, Florida, and Diana Felecia Lewis (Vonterrious) of Folkston; her father, Mr. Alonzo Gibbs (Nora); grandchildren who she deeply adored and loved, Ashley Gibbs, Sharell Robinson, Christopher Gibbs, Rodericus Larry, Lakeisha Robinson, Siera Haywood, Sharai Larry, Xavier Samuels, Heavenly Larry, Stephen Norris, Josiah Harris, Nehemiah Larry, Jeremiah Larry, Olivia Braxton, Ashley Braxton, Tawain Braxton, Khadijah Jackson, Nicholaa Braxton and Vonterrious Lewis; 17 great-grandchildren; sisters, Ida Bell Smith, Lynda Thompson, Loretta Maddox, Neomi Hall, Lydia Paige, Lanie Owens, Lorie Gibbs, Joyce Dallas, Karen Ellis and Anna Baker; brothers, Kenneth Dallas, Darnell Dallas, Anthony Melton, Johnny C. Pinkney Jr. and Fred Postell; special aunt, Emma Lou Gibbs; special uncle, Roy Gibbs; special cousins, Rodney Gibbs and Maurice Sullivan; specials friends, Mother Ellen Chance, Mary Ann Zow and Elaine Overstreet; and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
A special granddaughter who preceded her in death, Tyesha “Molly” Robinson.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 2, at Oakhill Cemetery in White Oak.
Sunset Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.