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PEKIN ~ Roberta J. Taylor, 70, of Pekin, passed away at 5:20 a.m. Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at UnityPoint Health-Methodist in Peoria.

She was born December 27, 1948 in Pekin to Johnsie D. and Virginia Mae (Parr) Haynes. She was preceded in death by her parents and two siblings, Mickie Haynes and Billie Jean Barbour.

Surviving are one daughter, Tina (Tim) Harrison of Pekin; two grandchildren, Taylor Mae Harrison and Travis James Harison, both of Pekin and one brother, Johnsie Haynes.

Roberta had worked at PAL Health Technologies in Pekin for 20 years.

She enjoyed cooking, baking Christmas cookies, spending time outdoors and quality time with her grandchildren.

Honoring Roberta's wishes, cremation has been accorded by Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin. There will be no services or visitation.

Memorial contributions may be given to the donor's choice.

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