Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors announces the death of Warnell Roberts, age 94, of Swainsboro, GA on Wednesday, April 4, 2012, at the Emanuel Medical Center Nursing Home after an extended illness.
Funeral services are Friday, April 6th, a 3 PM in the First United Methodist Church with Dr. Bill Woodson and Rev. Phil Wilson officiating.
Interment will be in the Swainsboro City Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the church from 11 until 1 PM.
Mrs. Roberts will lie in state at the church.
Pallbearers are nephews.
Mrs. Roberts, born in Glennville, GA, was owner and operator of Fashions from Fabrics and was a seamstress and a tailor. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church, the United Methodist Women and the Swainsboro Merchants Association. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bob Marston Roberts.
One Daughter and Son-In-Law: Bobbie and Jim Daughtry of Swainsboro, GA
One Son and Daughter-In-Law: Seaborn and Nona Roberts of Swainsboro, GA
Four Sisters: Bonnie Akins of SC, Jackie O’Neal of Hinesville, Nancile O’Connor of Fernandina Beach, FL and Anglynn Anderson of Reidsville, GA
One Brother: Jerrell Baker of Glennville, GA
Five Grandchildren: Seaborn Andrew Roberts, Matthew Marston Roberts, James Spivey (Bridget) Roberts, Bradley James (Carla) Daughtry, and Robert Marston (Ana) Daughtry
Four Great-Grandchildren: Abigayle Zo Roberts, Nathan Journey Roberts, Sophie Roberts and Zedekiah Brody Roberts
Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements for the funeral of Warnell Roberts of Swainsboro, GA