WILMINGTON — Roberta Rozier West, 92, of Wilmington, formerly of Lumberton, passed away on Jan. 5, 2014, with her daughter by her side.
A graveside service will be 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at Gardens of Faith Cemetery in Lumberton, the Rev. L.F. Hatchell officiating.
Mrs. West was preceded in death by two sons, Hilton Lee Britt and Thomas Earl Britt; her parents, Effie White and James Scott Rozier; her brother, Herbert Rozier; and her sisters, Glemmie Rozier Mauldin, Francis Rozier Babson, Rosa Rozier Clewis and Dorthea Rozier.
She is survived by her daughter, Linda West Hutchison (Harvey) of Wilmington; a daughter-in-law, Brenda Britt of Waverly Hall, Ga.; her nieces, Carolyn Phillips of Lumberton, Betty Hatchell ( the Rev. L.F.) of Lumberton, Janelle Babson of Lumberton, Arneice Ivey (Gordon) of Fayetteville, Lois Torrey (Henry) of St. Pauls, Erma Kinlaw of St. Pauls, Shirley Dalton of Fayetteville and Rachel Livermore (Ray) of Fayetteville; her nephews, Morris Rozier (Jill) of St. Pauls and Jeffery Rozier (Margie) of St. Pauls; her grandchildren, Mark Britt of Waverly Hall, Ga., Jake Britt (Melinda) of Hamilton, Ga., Sandra Andrada (Don) of San Antonio, Texas, Linda Britt of San Antonio, Texas; six great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren and a very special cousin, Nellie McVicker of Lumberton. She also leaves behind many special friends in Lumberton and Wilmington.
Roberta worked a number of years in textiles at the Raeford Mills, Jones Knitting (now Jones New York), Texfi, Kayser-Roth, Jasper Knitting and Outer Banks, ending her work career with Lumberton Meals on Wheels program in her 70s.
The visitation for family and friends will be from 11 a.m. to noon Wednesday at Floyd Mortuary & Crematory Inc. of Lumberton, 809 E. Fifth St., Lumberton.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in her memory to your local Meals on Wheels program.
On-line condolences may be made by visiting: www.floydmortuary.net.