MACON — Martha Ann Roby, 53, died April 15, 2013, at her residence. Services are Saturday at 2 p.m. at Millers Chapel Baptist Church with the Rev. Nathaniel Houston officiating. Burial will follow in Oddfellow Cemetery. Visitation is today from 1-5 p.m. at Lee-Sykes Funeral Home Chapel in Macon. Ms. Roby was born Sept. 3, 1959, to the late Charles Roby Sr., and Bobbie Ree Roby. She was employed as a factory worker and was a member of Millers Chapel Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Ricky Cotton; and sisters, Hazel Roby and Bobbie Jean Roy White. Survivors include her daughters, Marguita Roby of Philadelphia, Coketha Roby, Lafretta Roby and Kaletta Roby, all of Macon; sisters, Irene Brown, Lucy Mae Roby and Lorraine Cunningham, all of Macon, Christine Vance of Rock Island, Ill.; brother, Charles Roby Jr. of Macon; and six grandchildren. Pallbearers are Reginal Roby, Grover Bland, Christopher Brown, Maurice Brown, Dewayne Roby, Richard Neal, Shawuan Roby and Dennis Brown.
Appeared in The Commercial Dispatch on April 19, 2013
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