Kathleen Mae Roberts

Kathleen Mae Roberts, 78, Brownstown, passed away at 1:53 p.m. Friday, May 3, 2013, at Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis.
Kathleen was a member of Brownstown Christian Church. She retired from Standard Grocery Store in Franklin and Sylvania in Seymour. She was a 1953 graduate of
Clearspring High School. She was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary Post 1925 in Seymour and Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 655, Seymour. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, playing cards, gardening and fishing.
Born May 11, 1934, in Jackson County, she was the daughter of Charles and Ida May Atkins Edwards, both of whom preceded her in death. On Nov. 6, 1953, in Jackson County, she married Oscar "Jess" Roberts, who survives.
Other survivors include two sons, Terry (Paula) Roberts, Walnut, Miss., and Don (Cathy) Roberts, Brownstown; one sister, Irene Goen, Medora; seven grandchildren, Alicia (Kyle) McCrary, Amanda (Jaret) Terrell, Kara Roberts, Kyle (Julie) Warren and Hope (Ben) Sitterding, all of Brownstown, and Jessica Crum and Julia (Bobby) Bright, both of Mississippi; and nine great-grandchildren, Jacob and Lynnsie Crum, Mississippi, Laura Kate Terrell, Abram McCrary, Isaiah Sitterding and Matthew Sitterding, Emerson Warren, Marley Warren and Landry Warren, all of Brownstown.
She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers, Clyde, Harry and Glen Edwards; and two sisters, Maime Harris and Hazel Charles.
Funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Spurgeon Funeral Home Inc., Brownstown, with Brian Richard and Rob Johnson officiating. Interment will be at White River Valley Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and from 10 a.m. until time of service Wednesday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be given to Brownstown Christian Church Building Fund, Brownstown Christian Church Grounds Funds or Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 655 of Seymour.

Published in Tribune from May 6 to May 10, 2013