Major Roberson

Long time Pilgrim Jubilees’ member Major Roberson died last night. Major was the baritone singer with the Jubes. He also, for many years, served as the group’s booking manager. Before joining the Jubes, he was a member of The Glorybound Singers and The Bells of Zion. Major was also a prolific songwriter. He wrote numerous songs for the group and other singers. The late Willie Neal Johnson noted Major’s writing abilities in the song “All In My Room,” on the Keynotes’ CD titled Help Me To Be Strong.

According to MALACO’s press release:

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