Bessie Haynes Roberts

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Bessie Haynes Roberts, age 88 of Lewisburg, died Tuesday, March 29, 2016 at her residence.

Mrs. Roberts was a Marshall County native and daughter of the late Clyde and Zelma Perryman Haynes. She was employed with Genesco for thirty plus years and retired from Faber-Castel Corporation after 10 years of service. She was a member of the Farmington Church of Christ.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by husband, Melvin Elam Roberts, and brother, Landon Haynes.

She is survived by her daughter, Peggy (Forrest) Barrom of Lewisburg; four sisters, Ruth Burris of Unionville, Belvah Russell of Dacula, Georgia, Mary Leverette and Betty Woods both of Chapel Hill; three brothers, James Haynes of Chapel Hill, John Haynes of Marietta, Georgia, and David Haynes of Lewisburg.

Funeral services will be conducted Friday, April 1, 2016 at 11 a.m. from the chapel of London Funeral Home with burial to follow in Lone Oak Cemetery.

The family was at London Funeral Home Thursday from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. and Friday until the funeral hour for visitation.

London Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.