May 12, 2014

Isla Marie Clift Roberts

— Isla Marie Clift Roberts of Cyril, was born Jan. 1, 1918, north of Cyril to Everett Jackson and Rose Ethel (Weber) Clift.  She passed away May 8 in Chickasha at the age of 96.

Mrs. Roberts married Eldon Brady Roberts on Dec. 1, 1937 in Chickasha.  He preceded in death July 2, 1998.  Together, they made their home in Cyril where she proudly raised her family.  She was known for her green thumb, and she raised the most beautiful flowers, even selling them in arrangements from time to time.  Isla also enjoyed music, playing piano and singing.  She also embroidered many beautiful items for her home.  She was a lifelong member of the Assembly of God Church in Cyril.  Her family was the center of her life.  She loved cooking and caring for them.  

She is survived by: two sons and their wives, Alvin and Laura Roberts, Cyril and Dr. Lonnie and Sharon Roberts, Plano, TX; two daughtersSharon Marie Snodgrass, Mustang and Carolyn Esmon, Cyril; 10 grandchildren: Teresa Zwolle, Danna Simmons, Jonathan Brady Roberts, Sherri Roberts, Jason Roberts, Billy Snodgrass, Diana Farquhar, David Snodgrass, Lisa Greubel, Keith Esmon; 26 great-grandchildren: Laura Jean Langilotti, Andrea Kay Zwolle, Brandy Sanders, Seth Simmons, Dalton Simmons, Toby Simmons, Morgan Lopez, Noah Lopez, Alexandra Lopez, Priscella Lopez, Katarina Lopez, Caleb Lopez, Asher Roberts, D’Arcy Roberts, Megan Snodgrass, Courtney Snodgrass, Christina Black, Nicole Farquhar, Grant Snodgrass, Jacob Snodgrass, Ben Snodgrass, Nicholas Greubel, Alexander Greubel, Isabella Greubel, Melissa Esmon, Cameron Esmon; nine great-great-grandchildren; Brayden Zwolle, Ashton Langilotti, Chloe Sanders, Mason Sanders, Wayden Simmons, Nahaven Marie Black, Ariana Noelle Black, Alyssa Snodgrass, Kaylee Snodgrass; two sisters and their husbands: Ruth and Lowell Moore, Guthrie, and Wanda and Freddie Butler, Verden.

She was preceded in death by: her parents, Everett and Ethel Clift; her husband, Eldon Roberts; two grandsons, Allen Snodgrass, Gregory Esmon; five brothers- Eldon Clift, Woodrow Clift, Vernon Clift and two infants; a sister, Elma Walker.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, May 13, at 2 P.M. at the Assembly of God Church in Cyril with Pastor John Zwolle officiating and assisted by Lynn Walker.  Burial will follow in Celestial Gardens Cemetery under the direction of Cyril Funeral Home.

Serving as pallbearers are: Billy Snodgrass, David Snodgrass, Keith Esmon, Cameron Esmon, Seth Simmons and Dalton Simmons

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

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