Florence "Verneva" (Halford) Roberts (1918 - 2016)

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Florence "Verneva" Roberts, 97, of Vandalia, formerly of Ramsey, passed away on Saturday, March 5, 2016, at Fayette County Hospital Long Term Care in Vandalia.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday at Miller Funeral Home in Ramsey, with the Rev. John Glennon officiating. Burial will be in Ramsey Cemetery in Ramsey. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until time of services on Saturday at the funeral home. Memorials: Parkview Free Methodist Church or Fayette County Hospital Long Term Care Activity Fund, both of Vandalia. Online condolences may be expressed at www.millerfh.net.
Mrs. Roberts was born on Oct. 31, 1918, in Bingham, the daughter of Chester Eugene and Hallie Mae (Lovelace) Halford. She married Walter J. Greenwalt on July 5, 1940, in St. Louis, Mo.; she married Carl W. Roberts on April 5, 1997, in Vandalia.
She was a homemaker, a member of Parkview Free Methodist Church in Vandalia, and a former member of Fayette County Home Extension and Ben Hur Literary Club, both of Vandalia.
She is survived by daughters, Sue and her husband George Neal of Morton, and Patricia and her husband Danny Abarr of Tucson, Ariz.; stepsons, Dennis Roberts and his wife Joy of Vandalia, and John Roberts and his wife Rebecca of Greenville; stepdaughter, Bertha and her husband Sal Cavazos of Austin, Texas; son-in-law, David Rivers of Tucson, Ariz.; sister, Oneida Moreland of Princeton; grandchildren, Lowell, Lisa, Luke, David, Daniel, Sean, Josh, Sarah, Zach, Josiah and Rachel; and great-grandchildren, Cayla, Brianna and two on the way.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two husbands; son, Walter E. Greenwalt; daughter, Florence Rivers; brother, Errott Halford; and sisters, Inez Wilson, Angie Cole, Odessa Wilson, Eithal Hoffman and Eugenia Fisher.
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831 N. Fifth St.
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Published in The Leader-Union from Mar. 8 to Mar. 16, 2016