11/01/10 — ESTENE M. ROBERTS

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Nov. 21, 1920-Oct. 31, 2010

CALYPSO -- Mrs. Estene M. Roberts, 89, died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center.

Daughter of the late George Washington and Lela Brock Miller, she was widow of the late W. Rodell Roberts.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Mount Olive First Pentecostal Holiness Church, with the Rev. Doug Bartlett and the Rev. Jeff Dail officiating. Burial will be in Calypso Cemetery.

She is survived by two sons, Royce Roberts and wife, Diane, of Dudley and Donald Roberts and wife, Lynn, of Bowden; four daughters, Janet Byrd of South Carolina, Ruth Smith and husband, Wade, of Calypso, Gayle Tucker of Mount Olive and Betty Gufford and husband, Jim, of Mount Olive; two sisters, Louise Jones of Mount Olive and Hazel Roberts of Calypso; 16 grandchildren; and 28 great-grandchildren.

Along with her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Melvin and Elbert Miller, and a grandson, Gary Dail.

The family will receive friends at church Tuesday during the hour before the service, and at other times they will be at the home.

Flowers are welcome or memorials may be made to Mount Olive First Pentecostal Holiness Church, 130 Ed Edmundson Road, Mount Olive N.C., 28365.

Arrangements are with Tyndall Funeral Home in Mount Olive.


Published in Obituaries on November 1, 2010 1:47 PM