1917 - 2014 Dopsy Katherine Wheeler Roberts, 97, of Kountze, died Wednesday, October 29, 2014, at Kountze Nursing Center. She was born on October 2, 1917, in Lumberton, to Dora J. Bozeman Wheeler and Ambeizar M. Wheeler. She lived all of her life in Hardin County and retired from Hardin County Hospital. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Kountze for many years. Dopsy was married to Quentin Kit Roberts for sixty-six years until his death in 2005. Also preceding her in death were her parents; her sisters, Dorothy Wheeler and Sarah Pattillo; and her brothers Peat, Amos Jack and James Jim Wheeler. Survivors include her son George A Roberts and his wife, Brenda, of Damon; granddaughter, Amy Roberts Georgas and her husband, William, of Slidell, Louisiana; great- grandsons, Taylor and Garrett Georgas; nieces and nephews, Lynn Ray and Ivy Pattillo, Linda Kay Woeller, Robert and Sue Cleveland, Jackie and Jimmy Anders, Kitty and Gerry Drake; and very special friend/first cousin Ellen Bozeman Jordan. A gathering of Mrs. Roberts' family and friends will be from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Saturday, November 1, 2014, at Broussard's, 530 West Monroe, Kountze. Her funeral service will be 2:00 p.m., Sunday, November 2, 2014, at Broussard's, with interment to follow at Hooks Cemetery, Kountze. Memorial contributions may be made in Dopsy's memory to First Baptist Church, 100 W. Monroe, Kountze, Texas 77625 or Hooks Cemetery Association, P. O. Box 812, Kountze, Texas 77625. The family would like to give special thanks to all the employees and volunteers of Kountze Nursing Center and Altus Hospice for the wonderful care and love given to Dopsy Doodle for the past several years; and to Robert Cleveland who was more like a son. He visited her almost every morning. Complete and updated information may be found at :broussards1889.com
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Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on Oct. 31, 2014