Roberta Lane Phillips, age 82, of Stanford, Kentucky, died on Saturday, July 31, 2021, at Ephraim McDowell Fort Logan Hospital in Stanford. Born Sunday, May 14, 1939, in Casey County, Kentucky, she was the daughter of the late Milford Lee & Ruby Crawford Lane, and the widow of the late Wheeler “OO” Phillips, whom she married Saturday, December 24, 1955, and preceded her in death Thursday, August 16, 2007. Roberta worked for 23 years, at Cowden’s in Stanford, was a cashier at Food Lion for many years, and worked at other various places throughout her life. She was a faithful member of Freedom Baptist Church. Roberta was an excellent cook, loved working puzzle books and jigsaw puzzles, enjoyed reading and writing poetry, in her spare time. She will always be remembered for loving to help anyone in need, anytime that she could.
In addition to her husband and parents, Roberta was preceded in death by one son, Rocky Phillips; seven brothers, Cloyd, Earl Franklin, Billy, Lewis “Buster”, Timothy, Don “Dude”, Clell Lane; three sisters, Elizabeth “Monkey” Morrison, Janet Douglas, and Nellie Means; and a special niece, Betty James.
Roberta is survived by two sons, Jayme (Crystal) and Rodman Phillips; 6 grandchildren, Kevin (LaShawna), Dustin (Mary), Tabitha, Kayla (Shane), Street, and Jestie Phillips; 10 great-grandchildren, Gavin, Chloe, Brett, Gage, Cruz, Graven, Pierce, Jace, Raelyn Lea Jade Basham, and Jarek Reagen Lane Phillips (due soon); one daughter-in-law, Paula Phillips; and several nieces and nephews, and other extended family members and friends who mourn her passing.
A Public Visitation will be held 6-9PM Wednesday, August 4, 2021, at Fox & Friend Funeral Home.
A Public Funeral Service will be held 1:00PM Thursday, August 5, 2021, at the funeral home. Bro. Jeremy Pope, Jayme Phillips, and Rodman Phillips will officiate the service. The Funeral Service will be live streamed on Fox & Friend Funeral Home’s Facebook page.
Burial will follow in Buffalo Springs Cemetery. Street Phillips, Kevin Phillips, Jestie Phillips, Kayla Northern, Roger Means, and Greg Means will serve as Active Pallbearers. Members of Roberta’s Sunday School Class will serve as Honorary Pallbearers.
Fox & Friend Funeral Home, Stanford, is entrusted with Roberta’s arrangements. Guest Book at www.friendfuneralhomes.com.
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