A Homegoing Celebration for Mrs. Glendzie Jean Roberts of Tampa, Florida who passed away on Wednesday, November 11, 2020 will be held on Saturday, November 21st, 2:00 p.m. at Aikens Funeral Home, 2708 E. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Rev. James Reed, Jr., officiating. The interment will be held in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery.
Glendzie Jean Roberts affectionately called Glen, was born Feb 15, 1951 in Caryville, FL to Willie Alfred Brown and Hiawatha Roberts Washington. She accepted Christ at a young age. Glendzie moved to Tampa, FL at the age of six. She attended Hillsborough County Public schools and graduated from Middleton High School Class of 1969. She was preceded in death by her father, Willie Alfred Brown and stepfather, Thomas Washington Sr.; brothers, Ira James, Wesley Roberts and Ronald Washington. Glendzie leaves to cherish her memories her mother, Hiawatha Roberts Washington; 3 daughters, Marcia Buie-Brown of San Diego, CA, Tisha Roberts, and Roxana Parker (Herbert Cyphus) of Tampa; 10 grandchildren, Roderick Brown Jr., Roshawnda Brown, JaQuan Glymp, Dameisha Ceasar (David), Moses Lucas, Jadaria Roberts, Daevon Henderson, Daejah Henderson, Daeon Henderson, and Jordan Rooths; 12 great-grandchildren; brothers, Thomas Washington Jr. (Carla), Tampa and Audwin (Gus) Talley, Detroit, Mi; sisters, Wanda Jackson, Thomasina Scott, Mercerdes Davis Ivey, Detroit, MI, aunts, Kathleen Faison, Enestine Works, Essie D. Phillips, and Noreen Jones; niece, Zaria Washington; Nephews, Dwayne Scott, Thomas Washington III, Joshua Scott and Carlos Washington. She also leaves to mourn special friends, sisters, Hanifah Munadi Muhammad (Denise Young), Janice Carter, Christine Buie-Harper, Velma Ball and Mable Jean Clayton; a host of other family and friends.
The visitation will be held at Aikens Funeral Home on Friday, November 21st from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. The family and friends are asked to meet at the chapel on Saturday for the service. We are following the CDC guidelines.
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