Died: Fri., Dec. 18, 2020


10:00 AM to 12:00 PM, Wed., Dec. 30, 2020
Location: Stuart Mortuary Chapel

Celebration of Life

12:00 PM Wed., Dec. 30, 2020
Location: Stuart Mortuary Chapel

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Mrs. Barbara Jean Roberts was born October 5, 1940 in Meridian,  Mississippi to the late Burwell Martin and Willie Mae Martin.


Barbara  professed a hope in Christ at an early age. She was a member of Abyssinian Baptist Church and later became a member of Shinning Star Baptist Church. 


On December 10, 1960 Barbara was united in holy matrimony to the late Willie B. Roberts.


Barbara was employed at St. Vincent Hospital for 35 years and retired in 2004.


Aunt Barbara or Barb as she was affectionately known by family and friends loved singing in the church choir and spending time with friends and family.  Barbara had a giving spirit and loved working crossword puzzles.


Barbara Roberts departed this life on Friday, December 18, 2020 at the age of 80 years, 2 months and 14 days.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Willie Roberts; her parents, Burwell and Willie Mae Martin; two sisters, Pearlie Mae Clark and Julia  Martin-Norman and one son, Gregory Morrow. 


She leaves to cherish her memory two daughters, Jackie Harris of Atlanta, Georgia, Tara (Estern) Howard of Indianapolis, Indiana; one son, Steve Roberts of Indianapolis, Indiana; five sisters, Betty Webb of Chicago, Illinois, Betty Naylor of Guntown, Mississippi, Sara Sims, Joyce Boyd and Gloria (Dennis) Granger of Meridian, Mississippi; one  brother, Frank Martin, Sr. of Gary, Indiana; six grandchildren, Walter, James, Jamoni, Oscar, Destiny, Markeeta; six great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews and other relative and friends. 


Humbly Submitted…………………….…………...……...The Family


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   Posted Mon December 21, 2020
To the Roberts family, I am so sadden to hear of your loss, I Pray that God will continue to give you comfort during this time of sorrow. I will miss Ms Barbara. I Pray you rest well. Love you all

Gloria McGhee - Ahepa 232
   Posted Tue December 22, 2020
To The Family of Barbara Roberts, You Have My Deepest Sympathy. May It Be Comforting To Know That In This Time Of Sorrow, Memories Of Barbara Will Always Endure. Heaven Has Welcomed Someone Truly Wonderful & Special!
Much Love, Gloria

Hayward Collins
   Posted Sat December 26, 2020
To Family
Mom was a Wonderful Lady i'am so pleased to have meet, with her warm loving heart and strong humorous personality that will be missed here on earth but they are playing instruments and ๐Ÿ‘ ๐Ÿ‘ ๐Ÿ‘ in HEAVEN well done

Rochell Pearce
   Posted Mon December 28, 2020
Ms Barbara,
I have known you and your family for many years.
I know only too well the emptiness they now have inside, but I also know the thankfulness for Jesus releasing you from your pain.
Rest easy, run, smile, sing, anything you now want to do in the presence of the Lord.
Until we meet again.

Deacon Leslie V. Bradley
   Posted Wed December 30, 2020
On behalf of the Mount Olive Baptist Church family of Stockbridge Georgia, we would like extend our deepest condolences to Deaconess Jacqueline Harris and the family of Sister Barbara J. Roberts. May the God we serve, comfort and strengthen this family during and after this most difficult time. We will continue to lift you all up in prayer. God Bless.

Deacon Leslie V. Bradley

Currie Harris
   Posted Wed December 30, 2020
No words can adequately express the heartโ€™s deepest emotions, but please know this comes with loving prayers and deepest sympathy for your beloved mother. Love you all, Currie Harris and Family

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