LULA – Bertha Nell Ward Roberts, 73, died Saturday, January 23, 2010, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville.
Born in Jackson County, she was the daughter of the late Will and Carzola Parr Ward. She was retired from Craven’s Pottery was a member of Mt. Carmel Baptist Church. Mrs. Roberts was preceded in death by brothers, L.B. and Billy Joe Ward; sisters, Dorothy Morris, Ruby Burke, Katie Hubbard and Sarah Kitchens.
Survivors include her husband, Ted Roberts Sr.; daughter and son-in-law, Dianne and Steve Westmoreland; son and daughter-in-law, Ted Roberts, Jr. and Sherry Roberts; and grandchildren, Kyle Roberts, Mandy Slaton, Jill Slaton, Brian and Nita Westmoreland.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, January 26, at 2 p.m. from the Mt. Carmel Baptist Church with the Revs. James Duncan, Ralph O. Smith, Phil Parks and Tim Lumley officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Monday, January 25, from 6 to 8 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Mt. Carmel Baptist Church Building Fund, c/o Carl Clough, 717 Ga. Hwy. 98 W., Homer, GA 30547.
Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, is in charge of arrangements.