Lillian Russell Roth

February 14, 1921April 13, 2012

Lillian Russell Roth, age 91, passed away Friday, April 13, 2012 in Houston, TX. Lillian is preceded in death by her parents, her beloved husband Ken, three brothers and one sister. Lillian is survived by her precious daughter, Debi Screnci and her dear husband, John; grandchildren: Kevin Wackerly and wife Kerry, Samantha Emmert and husband James; special great grandchildren: Nick and Debi Emmert, Rylie and Sydney Wackerly, three sisters-in-law, one brother-in-law, many nieces and one special nephew. Lillian grew up in to Texarkana and was educated in the Texas school system. She gave her life to Christ in the First Methodist Church in downtown Texarkana. In 1944, she met the love of her life, Kenneth Roth, who was stationed at the Red River Arsenal. She worked for the Texarkana Gazette. After the end of World War II, Ken and Lillian made Houston their home base. Lillian loved God, her family and friends. Golf, bridge and Bible studies were her hobbies. Visitation will be 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Monday, April 16, 2012 at Earthman Resthaven . Interment will follow at Earthman Resthaven Cemetery. A memorial service to celebrate Lillian’s life will be 4:00 p.m. Monday, April 16th at Klein United Methodist Church 5920 FM 2920 Rd. Spring, TX 77388.


  • Visitation Monday, April 16, 2012
  • Memorial Service Monday, April 16, 2012

Lillian Russell Roth

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April 19, 2012

Debi, Your Mother was a wonderful lady. She loved a good laugh which made playing cards and dominoes at the library and home so much fun. She loved to share memories of her family. I feel blessed to have known her and have had her as a friend. My condolences to you and your family.
Gaila Tebo (Spring, TX)

April 16, 2012

Debi, I sat with Lillian at worship services on Sunday mornings. I am going to miss her very much. She was such a lovely person. Sandra Hunter of Spring, Texas.

Melinda & Jeff Peters

April 16, 2012

Our sincerest condolences to you all. Lillian was our neighbor here in Panorama and missed her greatly when she moved away. My only regret is that we did not come to see her after she moved. We will always remember her easy smile and her laughter so easily given. Now she is with her beloved Ken and for that we find comfort in hearing of her passing. God Bless ~

Deena Jones

April 14, 2012

Lillian was such a beautiful person and a blessing to know. She will certainly be missed. My condolences to her entire family that she was so proud of and adored so much. God bless you all.