Mrs. Louise Owens Roberson, 84, formerly of Pete Roberson Road, Pittsboro, died April 14, 2012 at Sanford Health and Rehabilitation Center.
Mrs. Roberson was born in Randolph County on March 12, 1928, the daughter of Jonah Franklin Owens and Myrtis Williamson Owens. Prior to her retirement, Mrs.Roberson worked in textiles as a pairer for Siler City Mfg. Co.. An avid baker, Mrs. Roberson was known for her wonderful cakes – sheet, layer, etc. that she loved to share with friends and neighbors. She liked raw turnips; and, also cooking potato and onion soup that she took to folks when they were sick. Mrs. Roberson was most passionate about quilting, she enjoyed having made and sharing quits for years for family and friends.
Survivors include her daughter, Linda Roberson of the home; sons, James Roberson of Pittsboro and David Roberson of New Hill; a brother, Paul Owen of Allentown, PA; 4 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren, and one great-great grandson. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Roberson was preceded in death by her husband, Everett M. Roberson, and five brothers and sisters.
The service to celebrate the life of Mrs. Louise Owens Roberson will be held at 1 o’clock Tuesday afternoon, April 17, 2012 at Chatham United Methodist Church with the Reverends Patrick Sinclair and Bob Wachs presiding. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Friends may visit with Mrs. Roberson’s family on Monday evening from 6:00 – 8:00 pm at Hall-Wynne Funeral Home in Pittsboro; and, at other times at the residence of Mrs. Tanya Purgeson.
Online condolences may be sent to www.hallwynne.com, select “Obits” then “Current Services”.
Memorials may be sent to either the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Research Fund 133 Fayetteville Street, Suite 300, Raleigh, NC 27601; or to Alzheimer’s NC, Eastern North Carolina Service Area –
3739 National Drive, Suite 110, Raleigh, NC 27612.
Arrangements for Mrs. Roberson are under the care of Hall – Wynne Funeral Service of Pittsboro.