December 17, 2014
Date of Service: December 21, 2014
Interment Location: Southview Section
Irene Ayers Roberson, 95, Elizabethton passed away Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at the residence of her daughter. A native of Yancey County, North Carolina, she was a daughter of the late C.C. & Julia Webb Ayers. She had lived in Tennessee for a number of years. She was a graduate of Claremont High School in Green Mountain, NC… She was a retired employee of North American Rayon Corporation. Her Ministry in life was helping other people. She enjoyed reading. She was a member of the Valley Forge House of Prayer. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a son: Stanley Ray Roberson, Five Brothers: Luther, Edison, Willie, Clell and Ford Ayers and Four Sisters: Birdie Rice, Myrtle Canipe, Opal Crooke and Carrie Tilley.
Survivors include her daughter: Roseanna Lowe and special friend Lonnie, Elizabethton. A Son: Gary Roberson, Elizabethton. Three Grandchildren: Donna Kay Gobble, Neil Tommy Roberson and Larry Gobble. A Great Granddaughter: Laci Rose Gobble. Her special nieces & nephews. A special sister-in-law: Pearl Ayers. Her special friends: Audrey Greer, Mary Gay McKinney, Connie Harrold, Jeff Gobble and Marilyn & Gary Ward.
Funeral Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, December 21, 2014 in Memorial Funeral Chapel with Mr. Gary Ward and Rev. Allen Simerly officiating. Interment will follow in Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active Pallbearers will be: Larry Gobble, Jeff Gobble, Lonnie Lowe, Tommy Roberson, Earl McKinney and Dave Gobble. The family will receive friends from 12 Noon Sunday until the service hour. Friends may also call at the residence of her daughter. Condolences to the family may be sent to our web site www.memorialfcelizabethton.com
Memorial Funeral Chapel is serving the Roberson family.