Funeral services for Willie Ella Mae Mitchell Roberts Amason, age 106, of Indianola will be at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, December 21, 2022 at Gods Harvest Church of God in Indianola. She died Saturday, December 17, 2022 at Walter B. Crook Nursing Facility in Ruleville. Burial will be in Roundaway Cemetery under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Indianola.
Mrs. Amason was born in Arkansas and later moved to Indianola where she met and married Albert Roberts on June 13, 1931. She worked in the cotton fields, at Ben Franklin 5 & 10 cent store and then later worked for Lewis Grocery Company. Mr. Roberts preceded her in death in 1989. She later married Dennis Amason on October 6, 1991, he also preceded her in death. She had been a resident of Walter B. Crook Nursing Facility for the past 8 years. Mrs. Amason was a charter member of Gods Harvest Church of God in Indianola where she taught Sunday School for many years and loved working with the children.
She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Annie Ruth Roberts. She is survived by a son, David Roberts of Bruce, MS; two daughters, Mavis R. Peacock of Leesville, LA and Etoile R. Thomas of Indianola; 10 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, 20 great great grandchildren, 2 great great great grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.
There will be a visitation from 1:00-2:00 p.m. on Wednesday prior to the services at the church.