Funeral  services  for  Mrs.  Betty  Joyce  Roberts,  66, of
Cookeville, TN, will be held at 11 A.M. on Wednesday,  May  23,
2007,   at    Anderson – Upper  Cumberland  Funeral  Home   in
Gainesboro, TN.   Burial will follow in the New Hope Cemetery in
the New Hope community of Jackson County, TN.

The  family  will  receive  friends  on  Tuesday  from 2 P.M. – 9
P.M., and on Wednesday from 9 A.M. until time of services.

Mrs. Roberts passed away on Sunday, May 20, 2007, at the
Cookeville Regional Medical Center in Cookeville, TN.
 
She was born March 11, 1941,  in  Jackson  County,  TN,  to
the late
Grady and Vela Gentry Smith. She was married to the
late
Bobby F. Roberts,  who  passed away February 12, 2005.
She  was  a former employee of Leo’s Market in Cookeville, and
was of the Baptist faith.

In addition to her husband and parents,  she  was  preceded in
death by
2 Brothers: Doyle and Clifton B. Smith.

Survivors include
1 Brother: Eugene Smith of Rickman, TN;
and
3 Sisters: Elease Jenkins of Cookeville, TN, Evelyn Poston
and Odessa Boles, both of the New Hope community of Jackson
County, TN.     Several  nieces,  nephews,  other  relatives, and
friends also survive.

Bro. Robert Boles will officiate at the services.
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