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Mabel Roberts

Sunday, February 2, 2003

Mabel Jane Roberts, 84, of Smithville, died Nov. 20, 2001, at White River Medical Center in Batesville.

Born Nov. 23, 1916, in Jesup, she was the daughter of George Parker and Belle Turnbow Morgan Sr. She was a homemaker and a member of Eli Lindsey Memorial United Methodist Church at Jesup.

Survivors include her husband, Earnest J. Roberts of the home; two nieces -- Louise Hutchison of Newark, and Twyla Morgan of Jackson, Tenn.; three nephews -- Morgan Douglas of Cord, Fred Morgan of Oklahoma City, and Joe Morgan of Izmir, Turkey; and a host of other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, -- Frank Morgan, Fred Morgan and George Morgan Jr.; and a sister, Mamie Douglas.

The funeral was Nov. 23 at Eli Lindsey Memorial United Methodist Church with the Rev. John Stoll officiating. Burial followed in Lancaster Cemetery at Strawberry

Pallbearers were Charles Goff, Jerry Harp, Edward Bilbrey, Bernard Robbins, Tal Durham and Charles Wallis.

Arrangements were under the direction of Qualls Funeral Home of Cave City.