(ROANOKE) Lera Wright Robertson, 83, of Roanoke died Tuesday, March 17, 2020, at Roanoke Rehabilitation and Health Care Center.
The funeral was Monday, March 23, at noon at Friendship Baptist Church in the Broughton community with the Rev. Timothy Hughley officiating and burial in the church cemetery.
Lera was born in Wedowee to the late Anthony and Velma Houston Wright on Sept. 13, 1936. She was a member of Friendship Baptist Church. Ms. Lera was an avid seamstress, who worked at Sewell, Stephanie Fashions and Rolane. She was part of a quilting club and also loved fishing.
She is survived by her husband of 62 years, William Thomas Robertson of Roanoke; three sons, William T. Wright (Linda) of Columbus, Ga., Stanley Robertson (Robin) of Anniston and Lamar Wright (Sherrie) of Birmingham; two daughters, Betty Calloway (David) and Melinda Nelson (Henry), both of Wedowee; two stepchildren, Nasser Saddler and Annette Saddler, both of Cleveland, Ohio; three brothers, Anthony Wright Jr. and David Wright, both of Wedowee, and Charles Wright of Roanoke; sister, Betty Barsh of Wedowee; 13 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; other relatives and friends. Lera was preceded in death by four siblings, James Wright, Jimmy Wright, William "Ham" Wright and Minnie Ethel Goodwin.
Clark Memorial Funeral Service, Roanoke.