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Kathleen Kathy Roberts, 81
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Manchester resident and White County native Kathleen “Kathy” Roberts, 81, was born June 14, 1933 and died Jan. 10 at Medical Center of Manchester following an extended illness.
A cook at Opal’s Cafe and a member of the Baptist Church, she was the daughter of the late Gordon Dewey and Mary Bell Harden Davis. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by son, Eugene Roberts; two daughters, Carolyn Ann Roberts and Brenda Lee Koontz; two sisters, Clata Mae George and Nona Mae Beckinham; brother, Carl Lee Davis; and great-grandson, Bently Driver.
She is survived by daughter and son-in-law, Gearldean and Wayne Madewell of Rock Island; son, Cecil Lee Roberts of Manchester; brother and sister-in-law, Everette Lee and Aliviny Davis of Quebeck; nine grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral service was held Tuesday in High’s Chapel with Luke Hobbs officiating. Burial followed at Crain Hill Cemetery.
High Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Southern Standard
(McMinnville, Tenn.) Jan. 14, 2015