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Obituaries for Oct. 30, 2008

Friday, October 31, 2008

William H. "Bill" Roberts, 84, of Memphis, died Monday, Oct. 27, 2008.

He was retired as director of the Shelby County Department of Human Services, a former member of Newbern Cumberland Presbyterian Church and a current member of Bellevue Baptist Church in Memphis.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Bellevue Baptist Church in Memphis and a memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Friday at Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Newbern. High Point Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Survivors include a niece, Evelyn Strawn of Dyersburg; and a great-nephew, Shane Strawn of Dyersburg.

He was preceded in death by his parents, W.F. Roberts and Birdie Hamilton Roberts; and two sisters, Thelma Roberts Thompson and Evelyn Roberts Townsend.