Mrs. Dorothy Louise Roberson was born in Thomaston, Georgia on June 02, 1933, to the late Lucy Mae Ellis and Olin Collins. Dorothy was one of eight children: five sisters, and two brothers. Dorothy transitioned on Sunday, October 30, 2022, in her home in Folkston, at the age of 89, surrounded by her family.
She received her formal education in Thomaston, GA, and lived in various places before settling in Folkston with her husband and children. She worked as a healthcare provider for several years. In her spare time, she loved to garden and spend quality time with her family. She was a loving, enthusiastic, humorous, devoted, and resilient mother, grandmother, aunt, and friend. She would instill life lessons with love and kindness, while also being a provider for her family. Dorothy was a confidant to many, thoughtful, wise, intelligent, and a true symbol of a wonderful role model, who also just so happens to be a great cook.
In addition to her parents, Dorothy is preceded by seven siblings, Viola, Louise, Beatrice, Nellie, Virginia, Bo Peep, and Richard; and her two children: Deborah Mitchell and Dwayne Roberson.
To treasure and cherish her loving memory, Dorothy is survived by her children, Artis Stephens, Kennesaw, GA., Ricky (Minnie) Mobley, Folkston, Brenda Roberson, Atlanta, GA., Roy (Carolyn) Roberson, Little Rock, AR., Wanda Mack, Folkston, Curtis (Jean) Roberson, Chicago, IL; grandchildren, Travis Stephens, Lehtrac Stephens, Tyrone Mobley, Jermaine Mobley, Suprena Foster, Latrena Roberson, Latoya Roberson, Don Albertie, Todd Roberson, Jason Roberson, Jonathan Roberson, Kimberly Williams, Torrence Williams, Terrence Williams, Tony Mitchell, Joel Mitchell, Lisa Roberson, Jonathan Roberson, Latesha Mitchell, and Jasmine Roberson; 26 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren; nieces, Sylvia Green and Jeanette Riddle; nephews, Willie Cleveland Hobbs, Willie Joe Hobbs, and Benjamin Hobbs; along with a host of other nieces, nephews, and cousins; special friends, Diane Doles, Minnie Benfield, Diane Taylor, and Evangelist Brenda Griffin.