Mary Lois Roberts

mary roberts

August 18, 1927 ~ June 21, 2010

Born in: Macon, Georgia
Resided in: Decatur, GA

She was born on August 18, 1927 in Macon, GA to George Anthony and Julia Fogg Nobles. Mrs. Roberts was a Licensed Practical Nurse and did both hospital and private duty during her career. Mrs. Roberts was of the Baptist faith and a member of Decatur Heights Baptist Church. Mrs. Roberts is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Dianne and Nick Velazquez of Downers Grove, IL; son, Charley Mills of Lithonia, GA; daughter and son-in-law, Sheila and Tony Branch of Lake City, FL; 15 grandchildren; 20 great grandchildren; stepdaughter and son-in-law Melda and Don Tharpe of Gainesville, GA; stepdaughter Betty Roberts of Montgomery, AL; stepson, Larry Roberts of Montgomery, AL; sister, Francis Presnell of Fayetteville, GA; and sister and brother-in-law, Laura and Luther Moore of Lavonia, GA. Funeral services will be held on Friday, June 25, 2010 at 2 o?clock at Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel with interment to follow at Gwinnett Memorial Park in Lawrenceville. The family will receive friends from 12 o?clock until 2 o?clock on Friday at Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Highway, Lawrenceville, 770-277-4550.

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  1. Nana was a very special lady. She always made me feel like a member of her family and she is loved by many and will be sorely missed..great memories!!!

  2. Nana was so very special to me in so many ways and I cherish her love for me.
    She was a friend, confidant, and VERY SPECIAL stepmom. I always enjoyed spending time with her and will miss her SO much. She treated me like a daughter and I treated her as I would my own mother. Now she is with my dad I know he was so proud to see her..must be fate for them to have passed on the same date June 21. 18 years to the day..Nana, I love you very much and will ALWAYS rememjber our time’ll always be in my heart..

  3. Nana will always live on in my heart, and I’ll love her forever. Not many people can say they had two wonderful mothers, but I sure can!!!!
    I thank God for bringing her in my life, and I have such great memories of her that will live on forever.
    She sent me a card one time and told me I was muched loved. I had never heard that expression before, she had alot of expressions I’ve never heard before. I’ll always remember that so back to you Nana, you were muched loved.
    I have no doubt she is with Jesus, and my dad but my hearts breaks for all of us who loved her so.

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