Maxie Helen Roller, 90, of Rock Island, passed away Monday, Jan. 15 at St. Thomas West Hospital in Nashville.
She was born Oct. 25, 1927 to her parents the late, Roy Potter and Sarah Annie Lappen Cantrell. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William Herman Roller; two children, William Earl and Eddie Herman Roller; daughter-in-law Jeanne Pelham Roller; one sister, Tressa Cantrell Young; four brothers, Lee Harmon Cantrell, Robert Cleburn Cantrell, Willie Atwood Cantrell and Charles Hugh Cantrell.
Ms. Helen was a faithful member of New Union The Baptist Church and retired from Southwestern Nursery Supply Co. She leaves to cherish her memory, three sons, Larry (Rhonda) Roller of Michigan, Steve Roller of Rock Island and Danny (Paula) Roller of Rock Island; special daughter, Jana (Buddy) Patterson of McMinnville; grandchildren, Tracy (Jeff) Miller, Tammy Roller, Stephanie (Billy) Alford-Roller, Gunter Roller, Sarah (Matt) Wilson, Mary Elizabeth Roller and Luke Patterson; great-grandchildren, Kurtlin and Haley Miller.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 19, at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Bro. Frank Randolph and bro. Keith Sims officiating and burial to follow at Keltonburg Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday from 12 to 8 p.m., and Friday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service. In addition to flowers, the family asks donations be made to Lighthouse Christian Camp in her memory.
DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.