Gladys McAlexander Roberts, 85, of Bassett, Va., died on Tuesday, November 5, 2013, at Pioneer Community Hospital in Stuart, Va.
Mrs. Roberts was born in Patrick County, Va., on July 31, 1928, to the late Martha (Daisy) McAlexander and Zera McAlexander. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Alvis McAlexander.
Mrs. Roberts was a member of Hill Memorial Baptist Church in Martinsville, Va.
Surviving is her husband, Bobby R. Roberts of the home; daughters, Patricia S. Handy and husband Phil Handy of Martinsville, Va., Bonnie S. Adams and husband Burgart Adams of Panama City, Fla., and Kathy Roberts of Cary, N.C.; sons, Donnie Stevens and wife Jackie Stevens of Danville, Va., Roger Stevens of Martinsville, Va., Timothy Roberts and wife Annessa Roberts of Martinsville, Va., and “Andy” Roberts of Stuart, Va.; sister, Luetta Harris of Stuart, Va.; sister-in-law, Shelva McAlexander of Claudville, Va.; brothers, Calvin McAlexander and wife Jane McAlexander of Ashland, Va., Cleo McAlexander and wife Hazel McAlexander of Bassett, Va., William (Doug) McAlexander and wife Pansy McAlexander of Patrick Springs, Va.; nine grandchildren, Sherri, Stevens, Jason, Justin, Brentt, Brandon, Kevin, Shanna, and Alexis as well as four great-grandchildren
The funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 7, 2013, at Norris Funeral Services Martinsville Chapel with the Reverend Bill Moss and Reverend Bobby Rakes officiating.
Visitation will be at the funeral home on Wednesday, November 6, 2013, from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. as well as other times at the home of Bobby R. Roberts, 3074 Willie Craig Road, Bassett, Va. Burial will be at the Hall family cemetery in Patrick County, Va.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Hill Memorial Baptist Church, 2359 Applachian Drive, Martinsville, VA 24112.
Norris Funeral Services, Inc. and Crematory, Martinsville, Va., is serving the Roberts family.
Online condolences may be made at www.NorrisFuneral.com