of Humphrey, AR
November 19, 1947 - January 23, 2021
Roberta Essex Melkovitz,73, went to be with the Lord Saturday, January 23, 2021. She was born November 19,1947 in Fort Worth, Texas to Gerald W Hoppe, Sr and Gwendolyn P. McComb.Roberta was of the Baptist Faith and was employed at Stuttgart Memorial Hospital now Baptist Medical Center. She was over accounts receivable for Terminal Truck Brokers for over 20 years, she worked for Terminix several years and owned and operated Our Place Restaurant in Stuttgart, Arkansas and a substitute teacher for the Stuttgart School System.She was proceeded in death by her parents, her husband, Steve Melkovitz, her brother Gerald Walter Hoppe, Jr., along with her maternal grandparents and her paternal grandparents. Survivors are one son, Jeff Rogers (Paige) of Mt. Juliet, Tennessee; two daughters, Kim Lock (Bobby) of Humphrey, Arkansas and Ashley Schrunk (Rick) of Cabot, Arkansas; six grandchildren, Tyler Lock (Priscilla Beers), Christopher Lock (Rebecca Bazzle) all of Humphrey, Arkansas, Jason Schrunk of Cabot, Arkansas and Erika Schrunk of Nashville, Tennessee, Kayla Roberts (Christian) and Hannah Rogers of Mt, Juliet, Tennessee; six great grandchildren, Harper Elaine Lock and Willow Rose Lock of Humphrey, Arkansas, Elizabeth Mae Lock of Conway, Arkansas, Sawyer Roberts and Evie Roberts of Mt, Juliet, Tennessee and a bonus great grandchild, Triten Ewry of Humphrey, Arkansas; and one sister in law, Jeannette Hoppe of Fairview, Tennessee.Funeral services will be 2 PM Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at Roller England Funeral Home Chapel with visitation Tuesday, January, 26, 2021 from 5:00 -7:00 also at Roller England Funeral Home. Burial will be in Lone Tree Cemetery in Stuttgart, Arkansas.Memorials can be made in her honor to Alzheimer's Association 201 Markham Center Drive Little Rock, Arkansas 72205 Guestbook: www.rollerenglandfuneralhome.comWe are complying with the Arkansas Department of Health guidelines and limiting indoor funeral and visitation attendance to 50 people at one time. All attendees must provide and wear their own mask before entering.
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Prayers sweet girls. I always felt that your mother was my other mother. She was always there for me as a child and as an adult. She had one of the biggest hearts! I will miss her sweet, kind and yes sometimes sarcastic personality. Love you both!
Kim, I am so sorry for your loss my sweet friend. I am thinking about you and your precious family and keeping you in my prayers. Love to you all.
So sorry for your loss. I have lots of good memories about Ms. Roberta. I know y’all will miss her greatly and we all will miss her too. Her mind is restored and all is healed. She was an awesome woman. Lots of prayers for the family.
My heart is breaking, such a sweet friend! Praying for you all 🙏🏼❤️
Kim, I am praying for you and your family. My condolences and heartfelt sympathy.Ruth Ann
Proberta what's up very very sweet lady I've been knowing her for years my condolences go out to the family.
I have such fond memories of working with Roberta at the hospital. Later we moved into the same neighborhood in Stuttgart. I am so sorry for your loss.
Thoughts and prayers shared for your family during the loss of Roberta - her suffering is over and her body is once again whole. May the love of God surround each of you.
Sorry for the loss of your loved one.Prayers for the family
KimI’m so sorry about your mom... she was a wonderful lady and I will always have special memories of our visits.... I know how much you will miss her... continue prayers for you and your family....
So sorry about the passing of your Mom Ashley. Prayers for comfort and peace. As a Christian I know she is with Jesus and her other loved ones. You will see her again, this time with no more death, no more tears, and no more sickness.
You’re all in my heart and prayers. I am so sorry for your loss. You have my love.
So sorry for your loss, prayers are being lifted up as you journey through this time of loss. May you be comforted by your faith and assurance that we will see our loved ones one day. Love you. Auntie
I am so sorry for your loss Kim! Nothing worse than losing your mom, no matter your age. My thoughts and prayers are with you 🙏🙏
We miss her so much
I’m so sorry to all the family especially you two girls. Ever since I worked with your dad in Stuttgart I’ve looked at you all as family. I watched y’all grow up and turn into the fine young women you are. I considered Roberta a friend also and I’m so sorry to hear of your profound loss. I send love and best thoughts to you and praY gods comfort to you in the days ahead. Johnny ruff
Sorry for you loss.
My condolences to the family
We would like to express our deepest condolences and are so sorry for the loss of Roberta. We are thinking of all of you.With love, The Denton and Lyda Families
GOD'S GRACE AND MERCY TO YOU AND FAMILY. IN MY HEART..