Betty Leliah Brown Roberts
Published: Thursday, October 04, 2012

Betty Leliah Brown Roberts, age 80, of Greeneville, formerly of the South Greene community, died Tuesday, October 2, 2012, at Laughlin Health Care Center.

She was the daughter of the late Charles Emmett and Rutha Price Brown and was preceded in death by her husband Oscar Blaine "O. B." Roberts, three brothers Ray Walter, Lee Roe "Buck" and Roy D. Brown and one sister Edith Brown Ball.

She is survived by her children: Gail Wilson and husband Ira  of Jefferson City; William "Billy" and Diane Holder of Burnsville, North Carolina; Della Ruth King and Kenny; grandchildren Travis, Mystyckle, Stephanie, Mandy, and Kelly; great-grandchildren Dillon, Mason, Jade, Sarah, Brienna, Sydney, Kaitlyn, Hunter, and Madison; three sisters and one brother-in-law: Ruby Jean Mills of Dandridge, Beulah Mae and Bill Bowers and Dorothy Roberts, all of Newport; and many special friends.

With great appreciation, the family would like to thank the staff of Laughlin Health Care Center, the staff of Amedisys Hospice, and her friends at God's Church where she was a member.

Funeral services will be held at 8:00 p.m. Thursday, October 4, 2012, at Kiser-Rose Hill Chapel with Rev. Jerry Williams officiating. Interment will be at 11:00 a.m. Friday in GreeneLawn Memory Gardens.

The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Thursday at Kiser-Rose Hill Funeral Home. Family and friends are asked to meet at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the funeral home to go in procession to the committal service. Afterwards, family and friends will meet at God's Church in the meeting room for a celebration of Betty's life.

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Arrangements by Kiser-Rose Hill Funeral Home, Greeneville

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