Townson-Rose Funeral Home

Obituary for Mary Elizabeth Roberts

02/13/1947 - 11/25/2022

Mary Elizabeth Roberts, age 75 of Murphy, NC passed away Friday, November 25, 2022.

She was the daughter of the late William and Virdie Crowder Cook. Mary retired from the Cherokee County Schools; she worked in the cafeteria. Mary was a member of Hopewell Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Harlan Roberts.

She is survived by one daughter, Saundra Sneed of Murphy; two sons, Kenneth Roberts and wife Julie of Jasper, GA and William Roberts and fiance Beth Emert of Murphy; two brothers, Bill and James Cook both of Murphy, NC; eight grandchildren, Blake, Baron, Chance, Kenda, Drew and Kayla Roberts and Justin and Destiny Sneed; five great grandchildren, Axton and Kadence Sneed, Everly, Maxine and Harlan Roberts.

Funeral Services will be held at 2 pm, Tuesday, November 29, 2022 at the Townson-Rose Funeral Home Chapel in Murphy. Rev. Matthew Mull and Rev. Eddie Cook will officiate. Music will be provided by Dinah Cook and Ray Cook. Burial will be in the Roberts Family Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Blake, Baron, Benjamin, Christopher, Chance and Drew Roberts, Justin Sneed and Colton Gibby.

The family will receive friends from 12 pm to 2 pm, Tuesday, November 29, 2022 at the Townson-Rose Funeral Home.

Townson-Rose Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

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