Alice J. Roberts, 93, of Poplar Grove, passed away Thursday, Aug.29, 2013 at her home.
Alice J. Roberts, 93, of Poplar Grove, passed away Thursday, Aug.29, 2013 at her home. Mrs. Roberts was born Sept. 10, 1919 at Rondo to the late James Lee Frans and the late Mattie Riley Frans. She was a member of Elaine Baptist Church. She leaves her son, Jerry D. Roberts of Elaine; six daughters, Jannett Harris (Billy) of Aubrey, Carol A. Dortmann (Fred) of Lexa, Martha Jane DeWild of Poplar Grove, Billie J. Hillenburg of Sycamore, Ill., Kay Roberts-Box (Joe) of Helena and Sheila Dunlap of Helena-West Helena; 27 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; and special friends, Anne Stafford and Wilma Poston. Her parents, her husband, Freeland C. Roberts Sr., a daughter, three sons, two sisters and five brothers preceded her in death. Services for Alice Roberts were held Sunday, September 1 at Roller-Citizens Funeral Home. Burial was in Odd Fellows Cemetery at Helena-West Helena. Reverend Rodger Hooker officiated. Pallbearers were Richard Roberts, Greg Roberts, Donald Roberts, Ty Dortmann, Ryan Dunlap, Mike Wages and Grand DeFrane. Honorary pallbearer was Jimmy Roberts. Roller-Citizens Funeral Home, Helena-West Helena, directed services. Relatives and friends may sign the online guest book at www.rollerfuneralhomes.com.