Mrs. Roberts died Monday, June 16, 2014, at her residence following a recent decline in health.
Born May 25, 1925, in Akron, Ohio, she was a daughter of the late Oliver G. Allen and Maggie Wood Allen. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Haughey James Roberts; brothers, Howard, Jack, Grady and Aubrey Allen; and sister, Patricia Stewart.
As a very young child, Mrs. Roberts and her family relocated to Habersham County. Mrs. Roberts was a lifetime member of Clarkesville Baptist Church, where she shared her craftsmanship with generosity and love.
Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Dianne and Harry Barrett of Clarkesville; son and daughter-in-law, J. Mike and Shirley Roberts of Mt. Airy; sisters and brothers-in-law, Louise and Harold Allen of Clarkesville, Betty and Donald Davis of Dahlonega; sisters-in-law, Marlene Allen of Clarkesville and Barbara Allen of Many, La.; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren, as well as a large number of nieces and nephews.
The family wishes to express their sincere gratitude to all who helped to care for Mrs. Roberts and provide companionship during her recent illness, including the staff of Halcyon Hospice.
Memorials may be made to the Building Fund of Clarkesville Baptist Church, P.O. Box 667, Clarkesville, GA 30523.
Condolences may be sent to the family at hillsidememorialchapel.com
Arrangements by Hillside Memorial Chapel, Clarkesville.
The Northeast Georgian
Friday, June 20, 2014