Warnell Roberts

Born: Wed., Aug. 8, 1917
Died: Wed., Apr. 4, 2012


Visitation

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, Fri., Apr. 06, 2012
Location: - Not available -


Funeral Service

3:00 PM Fri., Apr. 06, 2012


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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.
 
Survivors include:
 
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
 
Condolences may be submitted online at www.durden-hudsonfuneraldirectors.com
 
Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements for the funeral of Warnell Roberts of Swainsboro, GA

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Jerry and Peggy Fletcher
   Posted Thu April 05, 2012
We are so very sorry to hear of your loss. You will be in our prayers. Jerry and Peggy

Norma Sconyers
   Posted Thu April 05, 2012
Bobbye, I am thinking of you today. I know Mrs. Roberts is relieved of her suffering and is in a sweet place. She hung in there with the best of them and remained so full of life for such a long time. Treasure the memories and thank God for the life of such a wonderful lady. May God Bless your family at this time. Norma

Jack and Jackie Ellington Soperton'''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''' Ga.
   Posted Thu April 05, 2012
Our love and prayers are with each of you. Sorry we can not be with you,but remember what fond memories we have of Mrs. Roberts----I always enjoyed going to her fabric shop.and seeing all her beautiful fabrics and getting such good advice on which patterns and fabrics to use.
Always a friend,
Jack and Jackie Ellington

Anita Baker Thompson
   Posted Fri April 06, 2012
Dear Seaborn and Bobbie, You have my deepest sympathy on the loss of Aunt Warnell. Even though I have lost contact with a lot of the extended Baker family, you are still my family. I have wonderful memories of the family reunions and visiting with Aunt Warnell in the fabric shop. Since Lex's death, God has blessed me with another husband equally as wonderful, and a precious son. Beverly, Jeffrey, and James all live in Florida near where their Mother, Jan lives. Jan and I still have a good relationship and share three beautiful grandchildren, though we seldom get to see each other simply because of distance and the fact that our lives have taken other directions. We were all together last at Janet's funeral. I will make sure they know of Aunt Warnell's passing. Please give my love to my other Aunts and Uncle Jerrell. I will be praying for you as you go through this trying time. May your wonderful memories bring you comfort.

Patsy Kersey
   Posted Fri April 06, 2012
Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this time. She lived a good long life and she is now at peace. May God give you comfort during the days and months ahead.

Patsy and Wayne Kersey

james neal
   Posted Sun April 08, 2012
I am very sorry to hear of Mrs. Roberts' passing and regret that I was unable to attend the visitation or funeral. She, like my parents, is in a much better place where we will all be reunited one day. May God bless you and your families!

Ellen Barrett Rowland
   Posted Mon April 09, 2012
So sorry to hear about your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and yours and may GOD Bless each of you!
Mike & Ellen Rowland
and
Denny, Alison & Bryson Barrett