BRASELTON – Bessie Roberts, 83, died Sunday, July 22, 2012.
She was born in Hall County, the daughter of the late Ben and Ida Hamilton Parker. She retired from Fawn Togs in Braselton and after retirement was a caregiver. She was a devoted and loving daughter, mother, grandmother, and had a great love for gardening and caring for others. She always opened her home to anyone in need. Mrs. Roberts was of the Holiness denomination. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Ralph Brown and Frank Roberts.
Survivors include a son and daughter-in-Law, Benny Ralph and Sandra Brown, Braselton; daughters and sons-in-law, Mary and Tony Evans, Flowery Branch, Jean and Jerry Banks, Hoschton, Becky and David Edge, Braselton, Renee and Alden Scott, Hoschton; stepchildren, Jack and Mary Ann Roberts, Fayetteville, James and Montine Roberts, Hugh and Linda Roberts, Margie and Tommy Snow and Susie and Donald Nix, all of Gainesville; sister, Dorothy Guyton, Gainesville; 12 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren; 15 step-grandchildren; and a number of step-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Wednesday July 25, at Wards Funeral Home chapel. The Rev. Palmour Loggins will officiate. Interment will follow in Murrayville Congregational Holiness Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends Tuesday, July 24, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Flowers are accepted, but in lieu of flowers, donations can be made to New Horizons North Activities Department, 3500 Beverly Rd., Gainesville, GA 30501.
Wards Funeral Home, Gainesville, is in charge of arrangements.