Edna Jean Roberts Featherston Gillit of Big Spring passed away April 29, 2019 in Robert Lee, Texas Care Center. She was born May 22, 1931 in Coke County, TX to Effie Modgling Roberts and Powell Aubrey Roberts. Edna worked as a nurse most of her adult life working in Jal, NM, Kermit, TX, Andrews, TX and the Big Spring, TX for the Veteran’s Hospital where she retired in 2000. Edna was a Baptist. Edna’s pride and joy were her granddaughter and great-grandsons. MeMaw as she was called always made sure to provide whatever was needed for her family as well as making sure to be available to keep “the boys” when needed. She was preceded in death by parents, her son Gary Featherson, sister Christine Murtishaw, brothers Oral, Aubrey and Jack Roberts. She is survived by her granddaughter Angie Featherston, great-grandsons Cody and Justin Erickson, Austin Adams and Matthew Sills, formerly of Big Spring, TX, brother Weldon (Bob) Roberts and wife Nettie Bob, niece Lea Beyerlein all of San Angelo as well as other nieces and nephews.
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