LAMAR-A graveside service will be held Monday at Resthaven Garden of Memory for Velva Arlene McRoberts, 76, Lamar, who died Friday, Aug. 2, 2013. Arrangements are under the direction of Ulmer Funeral Home, Carthage.
Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be sent to www.ulmerfh.com.
Survivors include two daughters, Lesia Reno, Lamar, and Diane Madison, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two sons, John McRoberts and Dale McRoberts; a sister, Virginia Reef and three brothers, Clifford, Kenneth and Forrest.
Mrs. McRoberts was born Jan. 2, 1937, in Wichita, Kan., to Roy C. Kirkpatrick and Pearl Pauline Brammett. She moved to Missouri on Jan. 23, 1976. She was a CNA and CMT and had worked for Carthage Health and Rehab, the former Fair Acres, for 20 years. Once she retired she moved from Jasper to Lamar to be closer to her daughter.
She married Noah George McRoberts on Feb. 27, 1956, in Wichita, Kan. He died Feb. 16, 1985.