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Monday, 30 March 2020 11:19

Nellie Bowen Roberts

Nellie Bowen Roberts, age 99, of Alberta, VA passed away March 28, 2020. Nellie was born in Greensville County, VA to the late Joseph and Daisy Bowen. She is preceded in death by her husband, Henry Landon Roberts. She is survived by a son, Wayne Roberts; a daughter, Carolyn Knoedler; two grandsons, Landon and Patrick Roberts; and five great grandchildren. Nellie and her husband lived most of the married life in Alberta running Economy Grocery. Nellie was a member of Bethel United Methodist Church in Alberta, VA and was a member of the Eastern Star and became Grand Worthy Matron. She loved gardening and helping out in the young Methodist group. A private graveside service will be held 11:00 a.m. Thursday at Crestview Memorial Park in La Crosse, VA. In lieu of flowers, a memorial gift may be made to Bethel United Methodist Church, 310 Pinehurst Place, Alberta, VA 23821. Williams Funeral Home, Lawrenceville will be handling the arrangements.
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  • Comment Link EVANGELINE AND HARRY TAYLOR Tuesday, 31 March 2020 11:43 posted by EVANGELINE AND HARRY TAYLOR

    Sorry to hear about Nelly's death. Have many memories as a child visiting in the home with best friend Clara Phillips Mitchell. Angeline Pearson Taylor

  • Comment Link Roger  Ann Lyons Tuesday, 31 March 2020 10:31 posted by Roger Ann Lyons

    Our deepest sympathy to the family of Nellie Bowen Roberts of Albert, VA.
    May she rest in peace,
    Roger & Ann Lyons

  • Comment Link Jim  Kay Nicholson Tuesday, 31 March 2020 08:09 posted by Jim Kay Nicholson

    Carolyn & Wayne, although we never met your mom Nellie, we feel like we knew her through you and your stories of her. She sounds like a wonderful woman. Our thoughts and prayers are with both of you and your families.

    Jim & Kay Nicholson

  • Comment Link John and Liz Haskins Tuesday, 31 March 2020 00:03 posted by John and Liz Haskins

    We are so sorry for the loss of your mother. You know if there is anything we can do you only need to let us know. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. John and Liz Haskins

  • Comment Link Nancy F. Heizer Monday, 30 March 2020 18:27 posted by Nancy F. Heizer

    Dear Carolyn & Wayne, I know that your mother is at rest in heaven now. You did a wonderful job taking care of her.Love, Nancy

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