Mattie Roberts

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Mattie Pearl Jones Roberts, 102, formerly of Salisbury, passed away on Tuesday, June 5, 2018. She was born in Laurens County, S.C., to the late Coleman Jones and Mary Walker Jones on Feb. 12, 1916. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Rev. Nebo Roberts; a son, Rev. Sidney Roberts; four brothers: Daniel, Hollis, Ulysses and Marcellus Jones; and five sisters: Jessie J. Dalton, Sara J. Brown, Virginia J. Lanier, Annie J. Barnes and Pauline J. Hoover. She leaves to cherish her memories two sons, Artiville Roberts and Rev. Robert A. Roberts; three daughters: Edna E. Bell, Minnie R. Hudson and Dr. Sarah A. King; a brother, Joe (Bessie) Jones; two sisters, Elizabeth J. Jackson and Peggy J. Anderson and a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Visitation and Service: Funeral service will be Friday at 1 p.m., at Gethsemane Missionary Baptist Church, 719 S. Caldwell St, Salisbury, NC 28144. The remains will lie in state from 11 a.m., until the hour of service. Burial will follow in Oakwood Cemetery. Online condolences can be expressed to the Roberts family at www. robertsfuneral.com. (Roberts Funeral Service, Lexington).
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Published in Salisbury Post from June 12 to June 14, 2018