Myrna Eidson Roberts
1937 - 2017
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Myrna Eidson
Roberts
January 11, 1937-
January 15, 2017
Waynesville, NC- Myrna Eidson Roberts, 80, passed away on Sunday, January 15, 2017.
Myrna grew up in Atlanta and graduated from Grady High School and later from LaGrange College. Myrna met her husband, Larry B. Roberts, at LaGrange College. Larry is a retired United Methodist minister. During their ministry, they served faithfully at numerous churches across South Georgia. Myrna worked most of her life as a teacher and bookkeeper.
She is survived by her husband, Larry; her three children, Denise (Mike) Wilson, Julie (Mike) Bostardi and Ben Roberts; her sister, Mildred (Mike) McAffee; five grandchildren, Robert (Jessica) Wilson, Brian Wilson, and Greg, Christopher and Samantha Bostardi; brother-in-law, Gary (Barbara) Roberts; sister-in-law, Jolene (Arthur) Tanner; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at McMullen Funeral Home in Columbus, Georgia with Reverend Dr. James T. Pennell officiating. Burial will follow at Parkhill Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. An additional memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 21 at First United Methodist Church in Waynesville.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Myrna's honor to First United Methodist Church of Waynesville, P.O. Box 838, Waynesville, NC 28786 or to the Lake Junaluska Assembly, P.O. Box 67, Lake Junaluska, NC 28745.
Wells Funeral Homes & Cremation Services of Waynesville is in charge of arrangements. An on-line memorial register is available at "Obituaries" at "www.wellsfuneralhome.com".


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Published in Ledger-Enquirer on Jan. 17, 2017.
MEMORIAL EVENTS
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18
Visitation
01:00 - 02:00 PM
McMullen Funeral Home
JAN
18
Funeral service
02:00 PM
McMullen Funeral Home
JAN
21
Memorial service
02:00 PM
First United Methodist Church
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January 23, 2017
Larry and family, my thoughts are with you. I'm so sad to hear of Myrna's passing. The two of you were such positive influences on me in my youth in Americus, and I have wonderful memories of you and Myrna. I wish you peace and comfort.
Howard
Howard George
January 23, 2017
If we were outside taking our Junaluska walks, we knew when we saw Larry and Myrna coming it would be a wonderful little visit. And that it was, always! We are thankful for those times together with part of our Junaluska family. So when we heard that Myrna had the accident Sunday, we were very sad. You are in our prayers, Larry, as you face this pain without your precious Myrna. We are thankful for your loving children.
Lucy & Woody Adams
January 19, 2017
Lawton and I were privileged to be members of FUMC Dublin when Larry and Myrna were there and are so thankful for their ministry. She was a fine and gracious lady.
Diane Davis
January 19, 2017
Thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
Gail Lee Gordon
January 18, 2017
Larry, we were so saddened to hear of Myrna's passing. We will truly miss her smile and warmth. You and your family remain in our prayers.Blessings,
Bruce, Mary Margaret, Olivia, Emma, and Charlie Johnson
Bruce Johnson
January 18, 2017
Glady Pennell & members of her church, Crossroads Primitive Baptist Church in Woodstock, Ga. , wish to extend our condolences to Pastor Larry & his family. We are all keeping you in prayer.
January 18, 2017
Ben and family, I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your sweet mama. Prayers for peace and comfort for all of the Roberts family. I know that words cannot console the hurt, but remember the joy and blessings of your dear mom everyday. Much love to you all. Heather & Sam Burgiss
Heather and Sam Burgiss
January 18, 2017
Larry, I was saddened to learn of Myrna's passing. How thankful I am that Ben called me so soon. The Lord gave a wonderful gift when he gave us all Myrna. My memories with the two of you are vivid as if they happened only a moment ago. I especially remember Christmas dinners at your home. Myrna was always so gracious and made your home alive and warm. How thankful I am for the time we shared all those years ago. You and the family have been and are in my prayers. I will see you all in Columbus. Until then I sent my love and prayers to surround you. I love you, Larry, and thank the Lord for your powerful witness.
Mavis Lark Moore
January 17, 2017
Dear Larry and Family,
I was deeply saddened to hear of your loss. Myrna was such a special person and such a great friend in our younger days at St Andrews in Columbus! I pray that God will hold you in the palm of his hand and see you through the difficult days ahead!Peace be with you all!
Delores Snellgrove
January 17, 2017
Well done, oh good and faithful servant!I didn't have the pleasure of knowing you personally, but we're awfully proud of your boy down in SWGA. His fine character is a testimony to his fine upbringing.Praying comfort for all who loved you~
Donald Hartin
January 17, 2017
So sorry for your loss! Thinking of your family! So sorry I will not be able to attend the service. Melonie Phillips
January 17, 2017
Ben,
Please know I will be praying for your and your family as you grieve the passing of your wonderful mom. I wish I lived closer so I could hug you tight, dear friend. May the Lord hold you tight in his arms and give you peace.

Love, Kathryn McPhail and family
Kathryn McPhail
January 17, 2017
Dearest Bro. Larry,
I have the fondest memories of visiting in your home while you were in Blakely. Mrs. Myrna was always a generous and kind hostess. I always enjoyed spending time with your family., because your home was always filled with love and laughter. As you well know, you had a tremendous impact on my spiritual growth, and I always think of you with the deepest love and appreciation. I am sorry for your loss. Your marriage was a witness to us all, and Mrs. Myrna will be greatly missed. Heaven gained an angel.

Much love,
Candi Everson Vickers
Candi Vickers
January 17, 2017
Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.
The McMullen Family and the Staff of McMullen Funeral Home
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