Born 2-20-1936 -- Died 8-7-2004
Allen Dale Roberts, 68, of Couch, Mo., died Aug. 7, 2004, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo.
Born Feb. 20, 1936, in Couch, he was the son of Lovell Roberts and Hattie Roy Roberts.
He was married to Elizabeth L. McCain in the Job community on June 9, 1956.
He worked as a lineman for Howell Oregon Electric Company of West Plains, and retired after 25 years of service. He also enjoyed working on his farm and being with his family. He was a member of Jeff Church of Christ for over 30 years and was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
Survivors include his wife, Beth, of the home; two daughters -- Debbie Botard of Thayer and Pam Brooks and husband, Bobby, of Couch; his father, Lovell Roberts of Couch; five grandchildren -- Amanda Nichol-son and husband, Blake, of Mammoth Spring, Shalyn Botard of Thayer, Brittany Botard of Thayer, Allen Brooks of Couch, and Chad Brooks and wife, Nichole, of Couch; four great-grandchildren -- Blain and Keaton Nicholson of Mammoth Spring; Kadon Botard of Thayer, and McKenzie Brooks of Couch; a special niece, Shana Cochran and husband, Ray Bob, of Mammoth Spring; a sister, Rita Doris Crase of West Plains; two brothers -- Kenneth Roberts and wife, Betty, of Alton, and J.D. Roberts of Couch; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Hattie Roy Roberts.
The funeral was Aug. 10 at Thayer Church of Christ with Erman Croney and Jason Roberts officiating. Burial was in the Thayer Cemetery with arrangements by Carter Funeral Home Inc., of Thayer.