Gazlay Family History

FamilyBillie Jean Lester


FatherWilliam Cleveland Lester (3 September 1884 - November 1968)
MotherMary Jane Cook (3 October 1896 - 2 June 1989)

Personal Information

Record Created: 7 November 2009; Last Edited: 7 November 2009 
NameBillie Jean Lester
Born 28 September 19281
Married ca. 1948 to Wilson Roby, Jr.
Died 3 September 2000 in Reno, Nevada1


Spouse 1FamilyWilson Roby, Jr. (son of Wilson Roby and Ida Jane McGregor)
Born 4 January 1926 in Charlotte, Mecklenburg, North Carolina
Married ca. 1948 to Billie Jean Lester
Died 24 September 1984 in Cumberland County, North Carolina
Children of Billie Jean Lester and Wilson Roby, Jr.:
+1.FamilyCheryl Jean Roby
Born 10 May 1949 in Birmingham, Alabama
Partnered ca. 1966 with (unidentified)
Partnered ca. 1969 with (unidentified)
Married ca. 1975 to Grover Thomas Fikes III
Married ca. 1990 to Paul Nello Cervelli
2.FamilyWilson Terrill ‘Terry’ Roby
Born 3 February 1951 in Auburn, Lee County, Alabama
Married 15 February 1980 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Tonia Archuletta
+3.FamilyRonald William Roby
Born 13 April 1954 in Birmingham, Alabama
Married 5 January 1980 in Birmingham, Alabama to Dana Marie Durham
4.FamilyKathy Jane Roby
Born 26 November 1958
Married to Bernis Adrian Simmons


  1. Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Rootsweb (website). Billie J. Roby, no. 264-32-3907