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Ethel Roberts

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Ethel Roberts Obituary
Ethel Rena Roberts of Gary, IN passed away on Monday, March 16, 2015 at William J. Riley Memorial Residence in Munster, IN. She was born on February 12, 1927 to Beauford and Ethel Lee Cauthon, in Winona, MS. She was a 1947 graduate of Hammond High School. She worked at Simmons Mattress Company as one of several jobs; but her greatest love was as a wife and mother. Ethel was a member of Christ Baptist Church for over thirty years where she served as an usher. Ethel leaves to cherish her memories; devoted husband of 63 years, Robert; one stepson, John (Patricia) Pratt, step grandson, John Ostric of Sacramento, CA; step grandson Michael (Jessica) Pratt, step great grandchildren, Xander, Jayden and John Paul of Austin, Texas. Two sister-in-laws, Annie McCuiston of Chicago IL and Lillie Mae Green of Indianola, MS; special nieces, Mary Laura Roberts, Gary, IN, Peggy J. Collins-Meyers, Chicago, IL, Evelean (Willie Dell) Hall of Kilmichael, MS, Dorothy (Donnie) Peterson of East Chicago, IN, Linda (Raymond) Dix, Phoenix, AZ, Pamela Cook, Merrillville, IN; also many other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by parents, Beauford Cathon and Ethel Lee Dix; one son, Dennis Charles Roberts. Funeral services will be held Monday, March 23, 2015 11:00 A.M. at Christ Baptist Church 4700 E. 7th Avenue, Gary, IN. Visitation will be prior to the funeral from 9:00 A.M.- 11:00 A.M. Rev. Lawrence Robertson Officiating. Interment is immediately following at Fern Oaks Cemetery Griffith, IN.


Published in the Post Tribune on Mar. 22, 2015
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