Peggy Jean Roberts, age 80, of Erwin, TN, went home to be with her Lord on Monday, April 29, 2019 at Durham-Hensley Nursing Home, Chucky, Tennessee following an extended illness. A native of Boones Creek, TN, she was a daughter of the late George White and Lura Davis Benfield. Mrs. Roberts attended Boones Creek High School and was a homemaker. Mrs. Roberts was a member of New Salem Baptist Church. She loved her church and her church family. She loved to cook and share her cooking with anyone that would visit.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by husband Herbert H. Roberts and her step-father, John Benfield.
Survivors include her son, Mike Roberts Greeneville, TN, Patricia Roberts, Chucky, TN; two sisters, Susie Arnold and husband Wayne, Johnson City, TN and Teresa Benfield, Butler, TN; two brothers-in-law, Noah Roberts and wife Barbara, Dalton, Georgia, and Roy Roberts, Denton, North Carolina. Several extended family and special friends also survive.
The graveside service will be conducted at 2:30 P.M. Thursday, May 2, 2019 at the Mountain Home National Cemetery with Dr. Craig Ponder and Joe Barker officiating. Those who wish to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at the cemetery at 2:15 P.M.