Thursday, March 4, 2010

Major Roberson (Pilgrim Jubilees) 1925-2010

Sad news to report here. Major Roberson of the Pilgrim Jubilees has died. Here's the info from Malaco Records.

From Malaco Records:

Major Roberson was born to this world on June 11, 1925 in Gunnison, MS and went home to be with the Lord Monday, March 1, 2010, 11:00 PM at his home in Chicago, IL.

Major Roberson was not only a singer, but an accomplished songwriter, having written several songs for the famed group. His most notable songs were "The Old Ship Of Zion," "The Doors Of The Church Are Open," "Church Song," "Don't Let Me Drift Away," "Exit 100," "He Brought Joy To My Soul," "Me My God And I," & "Testify For Jesus."

Major Roberson is survived by his wife Hattie Roberson, several children, a
host of grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Arrangements have been scheduled as follows:

Friday, March 12, 2010 7:00 P.M.
"A Musical Tribute"
Gatling Chapel Annex
10133 S. Halsted St.
Chicago, Il 60628

Saturday, March 13, 2010
Homegoing Celebration
Visitation: 10-11 AM
Funeral: 11-12 Noon

Greater White Stone MBC
3819 W. Ogden Ave.
Chicago, Il.60623

For more information, to send flowers or cards of condolences, please

Gatling's Chapel
10133 S. Halsted St.
Chicago, Il. 60628
773-881-4111 Phone
773-881-3925 Fax


Val Grant 708-841-3319

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