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Ernest J. Roberts

Tuesday, January 4, 2005

Ernest J. Roberts, 82, of Jesup, Ark., died Dec. 31, 2004, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro.

Born Dec. 17, 1922, at Saffell, he was the son of George and Ada Golf Roberts. He was a retired farmer, a veteran of World War II, a member of the Poughkeepsie Masonic Lodge and a Methodist.

Survivors include four sisters -- Ava Ward of Houston, Texas, Ruth L'Harp of Hoxie, Rhudene Melton of Strawberry, and Pauline Dyess of Batesville; a special great-niece, Samantha Morgan, and a special great-nephew, Parker Morgan, both of Jackson, Tenn.; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Mabel Morgan Roberts; six brothers; and four sisters.

A graveside service was Jan. 3 at Lancaster Cemetery at Strawberry with the Rev. John Stoll officiating. Arrangements were by Qualls Funeral Home of Cave City.