1923 - 2013
Evarene Roberts, 89, of Pensacola passed away Wednesday, January 2, 2013. She was born on 13 April, 1923 in Laurenceburg, TN to the late Willis Grant and Irene Baggett Lauderdale. She was predeceased by her husband of 62 years, Joel T. Roberts, her brother Willis G. (Bud) Lauderdale and a son-in-law, David Duffy. She is survived by her children Nancy Johnson (James) of Accomac, Va, Eva Jo Steib (Bill) of Chesapeake, VA, Carol Holloway of Pensacola, Joel T. Roberts, Jr. (Laurie) of Jay, FL, Pamela Duffy of Albuquerque, NM, Jeffrey Roberts (Lynn) of Orange Beach, AL, and Brian Roberts of Pensacola. She is also survived by eighteen grandchildren, thirty great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Her surviving siblings are Glenn, Jeanette, Maude, and Clara Mae all of south Florida.
Evarene was a member of East Brent Baptist Church beginning in 1972, where she taught Sunday school for many years. She was a talented artist, an excellent cook and enjoyed gardening and various crafts and hobbies. The family will miss her wonderful meals and baked goods.
A memorial service and visitation will be held at East Brent Baptist Church, Pensacola, FL on Saturday, January 12, 2013, from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to any local food bank.
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