Roberta Lee Jones
1933 - 2021
Dunn Funeral Home
115 South Third
Tucumcari, NM
Roberta Lee Jones age 88, passed away on November 8, 2021, at Autumn Blessings Assisted Living in Logan NM following an extended illness.

Roberta was born in Savanna Oklahoma to Robert and Jewell Moore on August 27, 1933. As a child she moved with her family to Carlsbad, NM and made her home there for many years until moving to San Jon New Mexico in 2009. Roberta was an accomplished Chef and worked as a food service manager for several restaurants in Carlsbad. Her family was her pride and joy and she took great delight in living to see many of her great grand children grow up and graduate for high School. She thoroughly enjoyed her hobbies of many different kinds of crafts and photography until her failing eyesight prevented her from continuing these hobbies.
She was a faithful member of the Landmark Baptist Church of Carlsbad until moving to San Jon where she attended the San Jon Baptist Church and the "Pretty Women's" Sunday School Class. She loved Jesus and delighted in sharing her love with others.
Roberta married Sam Jones in 1987 and they fished and traveled together until his passing in 2003. She was also preceded in death by her son David Wallace. Surviving Roberta are sons Robert Wallace & Jovita of Carlsbad, Allen Wallace & Pat of Roy Utah, Nathan Wallace & Becky of San Jon, Randy Jones & Donna of Carlsbad and Kenneth Jones & Vicky of London Kentucky. She is survived by numerous grand and great grandchildren. Also surviving is a special cousin Jolene Lakey and several nieces and nephews.
Services will be held at the San Jon Baptist Church in San Jon, New Mexico on Thursday November 11, 2021, at 2:00 PM. Burial and graveside services will be in Carlsbad NM at Sunset Gardens Cemetery on Saturday November 13, 2021 at 1:00 PM. Pallbearers will be sons and grandsons with honorary pallbearers being daughters-in-law and granddaughters. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the NM Baptist Children's Home at PO Box 629 in Portales NM 88130 or to the St. Jude's Children's Hospital in loving memory of Roberta Lee Jones.

Arrangements entrusted to the Dunn Funeral Home of Tucumcari, New Mexico
Published by Quay County Sun from Nov. 10 to Nov. 14, 2021.
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San Jon Baptist Church
San Jon, NM
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Sunset Gardens Cemetery
Carlsbad, NM
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