Atkins, Mrs. Roberta S., a resident of Tuskegee Inst., AL, died Saturday, May 11, 2013 in Montgomery, AL. Funeral services will be held Saturday, May 18, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. from Greenwood Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Harold H. Lusk, Sr., officiating. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery with The Peoples Funeral Home directing. Visitation will be Friday, May 17, 2013 from 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at The Peoples Funeral Home.
Roberta is survived by her only son, Davey Dixen Atkins, Sr. (Consuelo), Montgomery, AL; two grandchildren, Davey Dixen Atkins, III and Daverne' Taylor Atkins, Montgomery, AL; three sisters, Annie B. Willis, Washington, DC, Gloria Cravens, Reston, VA and Dr. Jerelyn Smith, Washington, DC; three brothers, Robert Smith (Kenny), Jackson, MS, Edward Smith, Chicago, IL and Dr. Royce Smith, (Dr. Alice), Jackson, MS; two godchildren, Atty. Sabrina Jenkins (Leroy), Great Falls, Virginia and Frank H. Lee (Tamara), Tuskegee Inst., Alabama; several nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of friends.
Published in the Montgomery Advertiser on May 17, 2013