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Nannie M. Roberson

Nannie Margaret Roberson of Bear Grass, NC went home to be with the Lord on Feb 1, 2015. She passed away peacefully at home in the company of family and devoted caregivers after a lengthy illness. Nannie was the daughter of the late Alonzo Roberson and Ludie Griffin Roberson. She was born on June 25, 1926. She graduated from Farm Life School in Martin County and Louisburg College. She began her professional career at Branch Banking and Trust in Williamston, NC and worked there for 44 years until she retired in 1987.

Nannie was preceded in death by her parents, and her brother, Eugene Roberson. She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Russell D. Roberson, Sr.; sons Russell D. Roberson, Jr. of Bear Grass; and Gary T. Roberson and wife Angie, of Raleigh. Her granddaughters are Melody Burnett and husband Brian of Trinity, NC; Rebecca Barbour and husband Brandon of Raleigh; and Sara Roberson of Raleigh. Great granddaughters are Autumn Alexis Burnett, Ada Margaret Barbour, and Lora Leigh Barbour.

During her declining health, she was faithfully cared for by Barbara Williams, Andrea Bardlazens, Danetta Speller, Tawanda Mason and Hospice nurse, Cynthia Jones. The family is greatly appreciative of their loving care.

She was a member of Piney Grove Baptist Church and an active participant in the Agape Sunday School Class and Caddie Peel Circle until her declining health curtailed her activity.

Flowers are welcome or donations may be made to the Message of Easter in care of Piney Grove Baptist Church, 2925 Piney Grove Church Rd, Williamston, NC 27892.

Visitation will be at Piney Grove Baptist Church on Tuesday from 6-8:00 PM and Funeral will be at Piney Grove Baptist Church on Wednesday at 11:00 AM with burial to follow at Tice’s Community Cemetery. Arrangements by Biggs Funeral Home, Williamston, NC.

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