Funeral services for Lois Roberts, 96, of West Orange and later, Texas City, TX will be at Carnes Funeral Home in Texas City. Visitation will be Tuesday, August 25, 2015 from 6-8 pm at the funeral home and Funeral Services will be Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at 10 am, also at the funeral home with Dr. Grayson Glass officiating. Graveside services will follow at 2:30 pm at Magnolia Cemetery, Beaumont, TX.
Mrs. Roberts passed away at Cartmell Home for the Aged in Palestine, TX on August 22, 2015.
Mrs. Roberts was born to Ira and Jemima Street on February 2, 1919 in Tecumseh, Oklahoma and lived in numerous towns in Texas before her parents settled in Port Acres where she grew up. She moved to West Orange with her husband, Herbert Roberts where she raised their family and was a homemaker and long-time Sunday School teacher at McDonald Memorial Baptist Church. She and her husband moved to Texas City in 1999 to be near their son and granddaughter. She was an active member of the First Baptist Church of Texas City.
Mrs. Roberts was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years; two brothers, Harold Rymen Street and Odell Street; and two sisters, Thelma Jackson and Bernice Bell.
She is survived by two brothers, Edward Street and Dr. James Street; one sister, Billie Hebert; one son, Terrell Roberts and wife, Geva of Tyler; one daughter, carol Worley and husband Earl of Palestine; four grandchildren, four great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.