Luther “Son” Roberts

Published 5:00 am Thursday, April 8, 2004

Services for Luther “Son” Roberts of Brookhaven are 2 p.m.,Saturday, April 10, at Ebenezer African Methodist Episcopal Churchwith burial in the church cemetery.

Visitation is Friday from noon until 5 p.m., with family hourfrom 7:30-8:30 p.m., at Williams Mortuary.

Mr. Roberts, 85, died April 4, 2004, in Lincoln County. He wasborn in Lincoln County on June 14, 1918, to Virgil Roberts andLizzie Roberts.

He was a member of Ebenezer African Methodist EpiscopalChurch.

Preceding him in death were his parents; his wife, Beulah R.Roberts; two daughters, Helen Jean Drake and Laura E. Roberts; hersisters, Malissa Gooden, Clara Mae Dickey, Mamie Newton, VoirceGooden and Katie Mae Roberts; and her brothers, Henry Roberts andFrank Roberts.

Survivors are his daughters and sons-in-law, Augustine and JohnStewart of Waco, Texas, Janice and David Smith, and Catherine”Cookie” Tillman, all of Brookhaven; his sons and daughter-in-law,the Rev. Luther Bernard Roberts, and Virgil R. and Cora Roberts,all of Brookhaven; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren;and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.