January 16, 2018
Maxie Helen Roller age 90 of Rock Island, passed away Monday, January 15, 2018 at St. Thomas West Hospital in Nashville. She was born October 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; 2 children, William Earl and Eddie Herman Roller; daughter-in-law, Jeanne Pelham Roller; 1 sister, Tressa Cantrell Young; 4 brothers, Lee Harmon Cantrell, Robert Cleburn Cantrell, Willie Atwood Cantrell and Charles Hugh Cantrell. Ms. Helen was a faithful member of the New Union The Baptist Church and retired from Southwestern Nursery Supply Co. She leaves to cherish her memory, 3 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 conducted 1 PM Friday, January 19, 2018 at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Bro. Frank Randolph officiating and burial to follow in Keltonburg Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be on Thursday 12 Noon until 8 PM and Friday 10 AM until the time of the service at 1 PM. In addition to flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Lighthouse Christian Camp in memory of Ms. Helen. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.