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Earnest J. Roberts

Friday, January 7, 2005

Born 12-17-1922 -- Died 12-31-2004

Earnest J. Roberts, 82, of Jesup, Ark., died Dec. 31, 2004, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was born Dec. 17, 1922, at Saffell, Ark., to George and Ada Golf Roberts. He was a retired farmer, a veteran of World War II, a member of the Poughkeep-sie Masonic Lodge and was of the Methodist faith.

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, Ark., with the Rev. John Stoll officiating. Arrangements were by Qualls Funeral Home of Cave City.