Mary Roberts

RobertsMaryMemorialFolder-2Mary Alice Roberts, 87, of Brown County, passed from this life at 7:07 p.m. Sunday, March 13, 2016, at her home.

Born in Brown County, Oct. 5, 1928, Mrs. Roberts was the daughter of Clarence and Nelle King Joslin. She married Chester “Chet” Roberts May 24, 1948. He preceded her in death Dec. 29, 1997. Mrs. Roberts was a lifelong member of North Salem United Methodist Church and a member of the Home Extension Club. She loved to travel and country music.

Her faith and family was everything to her and she will be sadly missed.

Survivors include her children, Vicki (Bruce) Harmon and Sharon (Ron) Rose, both of Bloomington, Patricia Lee of Nashville and Jeffrey W. Roberts of Indianapolis; grandchildren, Daniel (Anna) Rose, Amy (Cory) Shrum, Brad (Kelly) Rose, Mikel Lee, Chris (Andria) Harmon, Lindsey Foster and Greg Harmon; great-grandchildren, Logan Hoene, Joslin Perry, Gavin Lee, Jeremiah Lee, Sydney Rose, Allyson Rose, Katie Rose, Alex Rose, Taylor Harmon, Sophia Harmon, Wyatt Harmon, Cameron Shrum, Arianna Shrum, Evan Shrum, Jacob Rose, Ethan Rose, John Solmes and Tori Rawley; great-great-grandchildren, Grace and Carter Rawley; and her brother, Hurschell (Carol) Joslin of Nashville.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; brothers, Lowell and Howard Joslin; and a sister, Evelyn Louise Tays.

The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, March 18, at Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home, 4205 Jonathan Moore Pike in Columbus with the Rev. Daryl Gressel officiating.

Family and friends can call from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 17, and from 10 a.m. until time of service.

Burial will be in Crouch Cemetery, Brown County.

Memorial contributions can be made to North Salem United Methodist Church or Triad of Brown County.

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