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Obituaries

October 17, 2013

Dorothy Roberts

Dorothy Lee Roberts, 76, of Athens died Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, at Huntsville Hospital surrounded by loved ones. A memorial service in her honor will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at Garth Chapel, First United Methodist Church, in Athens.

Mrs. Roberts was born in Yerington, Nev., on Nov. 22, 1936. She was preceded in death by her grandson, James A. Roberts Jr.; and her husband of 44 years, James Monroe Roberts. Survivors include two brothers, Robert Rhodes of Seguin, Texas, and Jack Rhodes of Fair Oaks, Calif.

She is also survived by three sons, James Allen Roberts and wife Melody of Rialto, Calif., Gary Lee Roberts of Las Vegas, and Michael Dean Roberts and wife Lisa of Athens.

She was loved by her eight grandkids, Jennifer Corcoran, Christy Wallen, Jamie Ladd, Eric Roberts, Gary Roberts Jr., Jaquline Roberts-Howard, Jessica Roberts and Kim Henry; and 11 great-grandchildren.

A funeral service will take place at Ivers and Alcorn Funeral Home in Atwater, Calif., and she will be laid to rest in Winton Cemetery in Winton, Calif.

The family would like to thank the Huntsville Hospital Cardiovascular Surgical ICU staff for their care and support. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the American Heart Association.  

Berryhill Funeral Home in Huntsville is assisting the family.

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