Joanne Roberts, age 84, of Western Grove, passed away Thursday, March 14, 2019, at Hillcrest Home in Harrison. She was born July 27, 1934, in Tilly, Arkansas, the daughter of U.G. and Hattie Watts Horn. Joanne was a member of the Baptist church and worked as a telephone operator.
She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Dave and Jessica Roberts, Billy Joe and Dena Roberts, Tim and Jodie Roberts, and Chris and Natalie Roberts; her daughter and son-in-law, Suzy and Mitch Phillips; her grandchildren, Jonathan Roy (Erica) Roberts, Erin Roberts, Jackson Roberts, Emily (Taylor) Hefley, Bailey (Brad) Savage, Maddie Wyatt, Jordan Villines and Amy Roberts; her sister, Rose Horn; her great-grandchildren, Camden Roberts and Bennett Savage; and her special pets, Cash and Leroy.
Joanne was preceded in death by her husband, Gene Roberts; her parents; her brothers, Upton Horn and Don Horn; her sisters, Janice Elton and Maxine Morris; her special aunt, Mattie Watts; and her uncle, Buster Watts.
Visitation was 5-7:00 pm, Friday, March 15, 2019, at Roller-Christeson Funeral Home.
Funeral service was 2:00 pm, Saturday, March 16, 2019, at Holder Chapel in Western Grove, with Bro. Dennis Sisco officiating.
Interment was in Western Grove Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Roy Roberts, Jackson Roberts, Steve Horn, Mickey Horn, Kenny DeYoung, Taylor Hefley, and Brad Savage.
Honorary pallbearers were J.L. Freeman, Kenny Halsted, Darrell Halsted, Mitch Phillips, Danny Aiken and The Homestead Pickers at Silver Dollar City, Brent Taylor, Delton Edgmon, and Justin Graves.