Roberta Farish Newcomer
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Funeral services for Roberta Farish Newcomer will be held at 2:00 PM Thursday, April 19, 2012, in the chapel of Mulhearn Funeral Home, Sterlington Road, Monroe, with Rev. Warren Eckhardt officiating. Interment will be in Riverview Cemetery.
Roberta passed away in Davidson, NC on Sunday, April 15, 2012. Her selflessness, generosity, and spirit astounded everyone around her.
Roberta was born on June 25, 1958 in Bastrop, LA to Willis Gaines Newcomer and Elizabeth Siegle Newcomer. She is survived by her husband, Richard Taylor Hill of Davidson, NC; two sisters, Lydia Griffith and her husband Gary of Monroe, LA, and Joyce Garrett and her husband Reed of Gonzales, LA; a special aunt, Joyce Kellogg; three nephews, and a niece.
Roberta graduated from Neville High School and LSU where she was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority. After graduating she worked for two apparel companies in Dallas, TX before moving to Charlotte, NC to start her own sales company in the fashion industry. Due to Roberta's interest in fine arts and antiques, she eventually owned and operated her own antique store in Cramerton, NC.
Visitation will be Thursday from 1:00 PM until service time at Mulhearn Funeral Home, Sterlington Road, Monroe.
The family extends a special thanks to Levine and Dickson Hospice House of North Carolina.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to
Online Registry/Condolences: www.mulhearnfuneralhome.com
Mulhearn Funeral Home
Sterlington Rd., Monroe, LA
Published in The News Star on Apr. 18, 2012