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Nelma “Nell” Grace Roberts

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Sunday, January 13, 1929 - Thursday, July 24, 2014


Mrs. Nelma “Nell” Grace Roberts of Wicksburg passed away Thursday, July 24, 2014 at Flowers Hospital.  She was 85. 


Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 26, in Pilgrim Home Baptist Church with Rev. Teddy Ward and Rev. Buddy Hood officiating.  Burial will follow in Pilgrim Home Baptist Church Cemetery with Sorrells Funeral Home & Crematory of Slocomb directing.  


The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m.  


Nell was born on January 13, 1929 in Houston County to the late Aubie R and Candace Turner Thomley. She was a member of Pilgrim Home Baptist Church. 


In addition to her parents, her husband, Cloye C Roberts; three brothers and two sisters preceded her in death. 


Survivors include her sister, Jeanette Davis, Wicksburg; nieces: Beverly Reynolds (Phil), Enterprise and Kim Voss (Rick), Hartford; nephew, Pete Jackson, Enterprise; four great nieces: Jessica Harper (Jeremy), Taylor, Audrey Reynolds, Enterprise, Lexie Reynolds, Enterprise and Raina Voss, Hartford;  one great-great niece; two great-great nephews; and many friends. 


The family would like to express their gratitude to the staffs of Hartford Health Care, Alacare Hospice and the nurses at Flowers Hospital (ICU & the 6th floor) for the care and love that was so freely given to Mrs. Roberts during her illness.       


Funeral Service

Date: Saturday, July 26, 2014



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Jessica Harper

I would like to think all the staff at Sorrells in Slocomb for the kindness and helpfulness you all showed out family. Aunt Nell was a wonderful lady and she will be missed grately!

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