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Services to be held for longtime deacon


The community is mourning Deacon Willie Roberson Jr.

Roberson died at his home on Wednesday. A native of Millen, he has lived in Savannah for many years and was a member of the First African Baptist Church, where he served on the deacon board for 52 years.

He is survived by his wife of 59 years and their four sons and six daughters. The visitation will be held at 7 p.m. Monday. The funeral will be held at noon Tuesday. 

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