FUNERAL SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT
Funeral Service for Mrs. ETHEL M. ROBERTSON will be held Saturday September 30, 2017 2:00 pm at First Baptist Church, Whatley Street, Andalusia, AL.
Visitation for Mrs. ETHEL M. ROBERTSON will be Friday September 29, 2017 4-7:00 pm at Kirk’s Funeral Chapel, 501 MLK Jr. Expwy, Andalusia, Alabama, and one hour prior to service at the church.
Internment at Marshall Memorial Cemetery, Andalusia, Alabama
Ethel Louise Miller Robertson, eldest daughter of the late Mr. Luther M. Miller and Mrs. Lula Doris Brooks Miller, born October 13, 1942 in Mobile County, Alabama, received her wings and went home to be with God on September 24, 2017. Ethel, the eldest of four was preceded in death by her sister Shirley.
Ethel confessed her faith in Christ at the age of 12 and united with First Baptist Church on Whatley Street where she remained a faithful member under the current leadership of Reverend Darryl Calloway until departing this life. She was an active member of the Junior and Senior Usher Boards, an Adult Sunday School Teacher, Youth Director, Gospel Chorus and Missionary Society.
Active in the world of education and the community she helped make a difference in the lives of many children and promote Civil Rights in the Andalusia and Covington County area. After retiring from the Andalusia School System in 2009 she continued her community work by serving on numerous boards, performing her church work and enjoying her family, friends and traveling.
She leaves to cherish her memories her loving and devoted husband of 50 years Richard Robertson; two devoted daughters, Michele Robertson of Midway, Florida; Mirenda Robertson Kirksey (Broderick) of Keller, Texas; adopted daughter, Lena Miller (Alton) of Dothan, Alabama; four grandchildren, Kelsey Kirksey; Kevin Miller, Kris Miller and Keisha Miller; five great grandchildren; one sister, Ruby Miller Crittenden of Andalusia, Alabama; one brother and sister-in-law, Willie Ray Miller (Patricia) of Riverview, Florida; one sister-in-law, Belle Montree (James) of Buffalo, New York; five nieces; four nephews; eight great nieces; one great nephew; Godson Russell Thomas; devoted cousins Emma Locke and Diane Anthony; and a host of relatives and devoted friends.