Celebrating the life of Mary R. Roberts
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DURHAM: Mary M. Roberts, 87, died Friday, March 3, 2017 at Brookhaven Nursing Home in Durham. She was born in Warren County, NC the daughter of the late Everette and Mildred Meador. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by husband, Wilton Roberts.
Mr. and Mrs. Roberts ran the Wilco across from Lakewood Shopping Center. She was a dedicated member of Journey Church at Southpoint. She loved her children, brothers, sisters, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren unconditionally.
Mrs. Roberts is survived by her daughters, Jean Reade, April Alen (Gustavo); son, Perry Roberts (Norma); brother, Sam Meador (Nettie); sister, Iris Frazier (Robert); grandchildren, Dawn Wentz, Christa Wentz, Wayne Roberts (Wendy), Chris Alen, Stephen Alen; and great-grandchildren, Jacob Roberts, Kaitlyn Sandy, Savanna Wall.
A funeral service will be held 12 p.m., Monday at Journey Church at Southpoint. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 10:30 to 11:45 a.m. at the church. A graveside service will be held 3 p.m., Monday at Zion United Methodist Church Cemetery in Norlina, NC.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Journey Church at Southpoint, 6804 Farrington Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27517.
The family would like to thank Phyllis Padgett, Mei Yin Turner, Heidi Corchado for the very special care and friendship that was provided to our mother.
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