Ruby Mae Roberts

Published 5:00 am Thursday, March 22, 2007

Services for Ruby Mae Roberts, of Brookhaven, are 11 a.m.Friday, March 23, at Johnston Chapel United Methodist Church withburial in the church cemetery. The Rev. Allen Dearing willofficiate. Catchings Funeral Home in McComb is in charge ofarrangements.

Visitation is Thursday from 5 until 9 p.m., and on Friday from 9a.m. until the time of the service at the church.

Mrs. Roberts, 85, died March 21, 2007, at Brook Manor NursingCenter. She was born in Pike County on May 7, 1921, to John HenryRoberts and Mary Bigner Roberts.

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She was retired from her job as a seamstress with Kellwood. Shewas a member of Johnston Chapel United Methodist Church.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, ClarenceRoberts; her brothers, John T., Lloyd and Henry Roberts; hersisters, Mamie Williams, Norma McDaniels and Bobbye Yarborough.

Survivors are her her daughters, Bobbye R. Roberts, of Enon,Emily R. Allred, of Bogue Chitto, and Brenda R. Williamson andhusband David, of Summit; her seven grandchildren; 13great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

Pallbearers are Paul Allred, Reuben Allred, Duane Roberts, DaleRoberts, Keith Williamson, Todd Williamson and Daniel Bales.