Alice Ernestine's Story
BLUEFIELD — Alice Ernestine Burchette Roberts, 98, of Bluefield, WV, passed away on Monday January 23, 2017 at Westwood Center in Bluefield, VA.
"Tina", as she was fondly called, was born in Bluefield, WV to the late Earnest and Nealie Burchette. Tina was a member of Calvary Baptist Church and she graduated from Bluefield High School. She was employed by National Coil and also volunteered at Bluefield Union Mission. Tina enjoyed crafts and enjoyed going to Smith Mountain Lake and riding on the pontoon boat. Above all else, she loved her family.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 74 years, Clint Devone Roberts; son, Clint Roberts, Jr.; grandson, Clint A. Roberts; infant son, Samuel; and sisters, Alma Carter and Idesta Reedy.
She is survived by her children, Patty Roberts of Rehoboth Beach, DE, Clintina Taft of Sneads, FL, Lawrence Roberts and wife Patricia of Bluefield, VA, and Charlene Roberts of Myrtle Beach, SC; six grandchildren, Teresa Crowder and husband Joe, Michael Roberts and wife Sherry, Leslie Jackson and husband Ron, Jason Roberts and wife Billy Jo, Chris Roberts and wife Kerry, and Beverly Roberts; 13 great-grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren.
A funeral service will be conducted on Friday January 27, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. from the chapel of Mercer Funeral Home & Crematory with Rev. Reginald Blakewood officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday from 10:00 a.m. until the service hour.
Burial will be at Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Princeton, WV where family members and friends will serve as pallbearers.
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Mercer Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the family of Mrs. Alice Ernestine Burchette Roberts.