Myrtis May Rushing Roberts

Published 6:00 am Tuesday, January 31, 2006

Services for Myrtis May Rushing Roberts, of Brookhaven, are 2p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 1 at Riverwood Family Funeral Service Chapelwith burial in Gum Grove Baptist Church Cemetery. The Rev. JimmySmith and the Rev. Gordon Coker will officiate services.

Visitation is today from 5 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mrs. Roberts, 89, died Jan. 30, 2006, at King’s DaughtersMedical Center. She was born on April 17, 1916, to Jack Rushing andEula Smith Rushing.

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She was a homemaker. She was a member of Gum Grove BaptistChurch.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, ShermanRoberts; her son, Dennis Roberts; four brothers; and threesisters.

Survivors are her sons, Leonard Roberts, Roger Roberts and hiswife, Dianne, and Barney Roberts and his wife, Edna, all ofBrookhaven; her sisters, Lathia Hall, of Texas, Myrtle White, ofBrookhaven, and Eula Smith of Bogue Chitto; 15 grandchildren; and26 great-grandchildren.