Posted: Tuesday, October 30, 2012 4:00 pm
Beatrice (Sanders) Brown Roberts, 92, of Huntingdon passed away Oct. 28, 2012, at Baptist Memorial Hospital surrounded by her family. She was the mother of Janice Porter of Union City.
Services will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Dilday-Carter Funeral Home in Huntingdon. Interment will follow in the Oak Grove Cemetery near Buena Vista. The Revs. Bryan Oakes and Phillip Halters will officiate.
Pallbearers will be Burton Moody, Jonathan Moody, Jace Porter, Billy Azlin, Patrick Brown and Ricky Barger.
The family will receive friends today from 5-8 p.m. at the funeral home and on Wednesday from 8 a.m. until the time of services.
Ms. Roberts was born Oct. 22, 1920, in Decatur County, daughter of the late Robert Asberry and Cora Beatrice (Hooten) Sanders. She was a member of Bethel Missionary Baptist Church and a retired employee of Publix Shirt Corp. She was preceded in death by her first husband, John Gray Brown; her second husband, Ted Roberts; her son, Bobby Gray Brown; two brothers, Kenneth Sanders and Bobby Lee Sanders; and two sisters, Genora Cloar and Gladys Lankford.
She is also survived by two sons, Kenneth David Brown and John W. Brown, both of Tupelo, Miss.; two other daughters, Sandra Sue Moody of Huntingdon and Pat Azlin of Cordova; three sisters, Orville Nanney of Henry, Frances Chandler of Torrence, Calif., and Marjorie Davenport of Decatur, Ala.; and 12 grandchildren, two step-grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Published in The Messenger 10.30.12