Lillian Estel Robertson 82, of El Dorado, passed away Friday, Aug. 30, 2019 at the Medical Center of South Arkansas.
Born Sept. 3, 1936 in Camden, Arkansas she was the daughter of John Porter and Dorcas Lillian Silbey Hall. Mrs. Robertson was a graduate of Fairview school in Camden and later attended Southern State College in Magnolia. There she met and married the love of her life, Billy Don Robertson. They continued to live in Magnolia for many years before buying a feed store and moving to El Dorado.
They later moved to the country. She loved life in the country with her husband, children and later grandchildren. They were surrounded by many animals, lastly the donkeys. She loved feeding and watching the deer and birds, her favorite being the hummingbirds.
In later years many hours were spent with her husband, family and friends sitting and rocking on their porch watching the deer and other animals. She felt very blessed to live among and enjoy the many beautiful creations of God.
Preceding her in death along with her parents, were her husband, Billy Don Robertson, a son, Don Michael Robertson, a special grandmother, Estel Carroll Hall, grandfather, A.B. Hall, step-mother, Elizabeth Langley Hall, step-father, Ralph Edward Hopkins, a brother, John Carroll Hall and a sister, Betty Sue Willis.
Mrs. Robertson is survived by her son, Steven Porter Robertson (Denise) of Frankston, Texas; her daughter-in-law, Karen Robertson of El Dorado; along with grandchildren, Kailey Nicole Robertson Williams (Isaiah) of San Antonio, Texas, Billy Luke Robertson, Chris Robertson, and Rex Robertson (Mandy) all of El Dorado, Michael R. Robertson (Donna) of Axis, AL, Justin Bray (Kirby) of Bossier City, LA, Jordan Bray of Little Rock; and great-grandchildren, Lily Kate Robertson of El Dorado, Ava Marie Robertson, Tyler West and Jackson Robertson all of Axis, AL.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019 at 10 a.m. in Young’s Chapel with Rev. David Mitchell officiating. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Gardens under the direction of Young’s Funeral Directors.
The family will receive friends for visitation on Friday, Sept. 6, 2019 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Young’s.
Memorial may be made to Harmony Baptist Church Youth Group, 4268 Junction City Highway, El Dorado, AR 71730.
An online registry will be available at www.youngsfuneralhome.com.