BELMONT - Willie Mae Roberts, 87, died Saturday, March 1, 2014 at her residence.
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She was a native of Bakersville, the daughter of the late Fred C. and Nellie Buchanan Wilson.
Mrs. Roberts was a graduate of Bowman High School and Johnson City Business College in Johnson City, Tenn. She was retired as an executive secretary with ABC Southeastern Theatres. She was a charter member of the Charlotte Chapter of the American Business Women's Association and chosen as Woman of the Year in 1964.
Mrs. Roberts was an active member of Park Street United Methodist Church, where she was a member of the Women's Missionary Society and the Homemakers Sunday School Class.
Survivors of Mrs. Roberts include her husband of 36 years, Parks D. Roberts; stepson, Leonard Roberts and wife Anita; brother, Louis Wilson and wife Pat; step-grandchildren, Christopher, Jeffrey and Angelique Roberts; nieces, Karen Biddy and husband Mike, Terrie Shaw and husband Gary, Lisa Auger and husband George; and several loving great nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Park Street United Methodist Church. A funeral service will follow at 11:30 a.m. with Pastor Gary Richardson officiating. Interment will follow the service at Greenwood Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Park Street United Methodist Church, 120 Park Street, Belmont, NC 28012; or
, PO Box 601597, Charlotte, NC 28260-1597.
Condolence messages may be sent online at www.mcleanfuneral.com.
McLean Funeral Directors of Belmont is serving the family of Mrs. Roberts.
Published in Gaston Gazette from Mar. 3 to Mar. 4, 2014
McLean Funeral Directors
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