June 18, 1931 - January 14, 2022
Mamie McHenry Roberts June 18, 1931 - January 14, 2022 East Palo Alto, California - Mamie McHenry Roberts passed away peacefully on January 14, 2022, at the age of 90 years old. Mamie was Born in Monroe Louisiana to Ella Robertson Newton and Jimmy McHenry. She moved to California and met the love of her life, Tommie B. Roberts. They entered into holy matrimony in January of 1954. They soon after moved to the Bay Area, where Mamie opened a home daycare. She took care of generations of children within the community of East Palo Alto, For 32 years. Following her retirement, Mamie enjoyed gardening at home, was an excellent cook, and most of all, Mamie enjoyed spending time with her grand and great grandchildren. Anyone who met her, knew of her love of family. Mamie was preceded in death by her beloved husband Tommie B. Roberts; Parents Ella Robertson Newton and Jimmy McHenry; and brother Paul Newton.. Mamie is survived by: Sister: Malesta "Peggy" Lamb; Children: Sonja(Tracy) and Byron Roberts. Grandchildren: Rosetta Roberts, Anjuli and Steven Moore, Ahmad and Yousef Shahin. Great-grandchildren- Stevion, Xiana, Atticus, Shaylene, Joslyn, Alana, and Donoven. Extended Family and friends: Juliana Miller, Javieree Pruitt-Hill and Melvina, Ruth Cossey, Mary Thurman, Simba Gwanyanya, Gigi Miller, Pauline Feazell, Jose Mejia, Elijah McKenzie, Jacqui Picou, Judith and Edward Bernstein, Mike Foreman, Theresa McFerren, Mr. & Mrs. Sharper and family. *Mamie was “grandma” and "Mom” to many around her community* Homegoing Service for Mamie: ● Thursday, February 10, 2022 ● Viewing; 10:30 AM - Service; 11:00 am - 12:30 pm ● Faith Missionary Baptist Church, 835 Runnymede Street, East Palo Alto, CA 94303.. ● Internment; 1:30 PM Skylawn Memorial Park, Highway 92 at Skyline Blvd., San Mateo, CA 94402. ● Repast; 4:00-6:00pm @168 Jasmine Way, East Palo Alto, CA 94303. Dear Mommy. You were gone before I arrived at the hospital. I held your hand and kissed your face and begged you not to leave me. You were resting peacefully in the arms of God. I thank you for all the love you gave and the mother/daughter discussions we had. MommyI am lonely without you. I cry often, yes more than usual. I love you with all my heart and right now it is split into pieces, Please watch over me as I venture into this new chapter of my life. With a grief filled heart I will say "See you later." I love you! Your Daughter, Sonja Tracy Skylawn Funeral Home and Memorial Park is requesting that all guests wear masks while on our property. Please reach out to Skylawn Funeral Home with questions or concerns regarding health and safety, parking and facilities, as well as questions about the Memorial Park. The hours of operation are Monday through Sunday, 8:30am-5:00pm.
Mamie McHenry Roberts June 18, 1931 - January 14, 2022 East Palo Alto, California - Mamie McHenry Roberts passed away peacefully on January 14, 2022, at the age of 90 years old. Mamie was Born in Monroe Louisiana to Ella Robertson Newton... View Obituary & Service Information
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Mamie McHenry Roberts
June 18, 1931 - January 14, 2022
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