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Born June 12, 1925 in Martin Co., he was the son of Albert and Alta Mae (Smith) Roberts. He married Marjorie Shelton in 1948 and she preceded him in death in 1956. He later married Norma J. Johnson in 1957 and she survives. He had worked as an assembler for RCA, at NWSC Crane and as a custodian at Eastern School. He has been disabled since 1977. He was a member of the Bedford Seventh Day Adventist Church and a follower of Jesus Christ. He enjoyed basketball and history.
Survivors include his wife, Norma of Springville; children, Stephen R. Roberts and wife, Liz of Tucson, AZ, Michael A. Roberts and wife, Linda of Springville, Donald L. Roberts and wife, Judi of Solsberry, Danny J. Roberts and wife, Kim of Springville, Frank C. Roberts, Jr. and wife, Kim of Bloomfield, Wayne D. Roberts of Springville; eighteen grandchildren; twenty-eight great grandchildren; a brother, Herb Roberts of Mitchell.
He was preceded in death by his parents, first wife, a daughter, Dixie J. Roberts Elkins; brothers, Paul, John, Opal and Everett; sister, Nellie Roberts.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 pm on Friday, July 11th in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Pastor Stephen Delong officiating and honorary speaker, Michael Huffman. Burial will follow in Owensburg Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 pm to 8 pm on Thursday, July 10th and from 1 pm until the hour of service at the Day & Carter Mortuary.
Pallbearers are Stephen, Michael, Donald, Danny, Frank, Jr. and Wayne Roberts. Honorary pallbearers are 6 grandsons, Estaban, Jeremy, Matthew, Jake, Joseph and Timothy.
The family asks that friends consider memorial contributions be made to Dimes for Cuba.
Family and friends are invited to sign the guest book and light a candle in memory of Frank at www.daycarter.com.
James Stevens - Bedford
James Stevens, 92, of Bedford, died at 12:20 am on Wednesday, July 09, 2014 at Stonebridge Health Campus.
Arrangements are pending at the Day & Carter Mortuary.
George David Barlow - Oolitic
George David Barlow, 75, of Oolitic, died at 3:50 am on Tuesday, July 08, 2014 at Monroe Hospital in Bloomington, IN.
Born February 2, 1939 in Bedford, he was the son of Labon and Gladys (Terrell) Barlow. He retired from the City of Bedford but was well-known as a school bus driver and worker at Bedford North Lawrence High School. He was a faithful follower of the Lady Stars and a member of the New Hope Church on Hwy 50 E. in Bedford.
Anyone who knew George knew he loved his family and is survived by his wife, Phyllis; eight daughters, Teresa (Hall) and Mike Kellams, Cheryl (Barlow) and Dean LaClair, Cindy (Barlow) and Lloyd Wade, Sherrie (Hall) and Greg Fee, Christy (Barlow) and Tony Wininger, Tammy (Hall) and Rodney Mann, Cammie (Barlow) Tucker, Jenny (Hall) and Mike Hopper; twenty-two grandchildren and eighteen great grandchildren; a sister, Ruth Esther (Barlow) Melvin.
He was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 am on Friday, July 12th in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Rev. Mike Eads officiating. Burial will follow in Tunnelton Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, July 11th and from 10 a.m. until the hour of service on Friday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.
Family and friends are invited to sign the guest book and light a candle in memory of George at www.daycarter.com.
Twinkle Dawn Cummings - Bedford
Twinkle Dawn Cummings, 63, of Bedford passed away on Sunday June 29, 2014 at her residence.
She was born in Bedford on June 14, 1951 to William Franklin Brown and Betty June (Nicholson) Bowden. She was a graduate of Bedford High School in 1969.
Twinkle was a kind and loving mother that devoted her love towards her daughter and granddaughters. She lived life to its fullest and always saw the good in people, going out of her way to help those in need. She will be sadly missed by her family.
Survivors include one daughter Melinda Dawn (Cummings) Armstrong and husband Mark of Shoals; her mother, Betty June Bowden and father William Franklin Brown; two granddaughters Delani and Sari Armstrong, of Shoals; sisters Diana L. Clark and husband David and Trenace Delmeda Orender and husband Bernie and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her stepfather; Ralph Bowden
A Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday July 13, 2014 from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. at Thornton Park Shelter House, anyone who would like to share memories and love for her is welcome to attend.
Cresthaven Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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