Bernice Roberts, 93, passed away on Saturday, February 8, 2020.
She was born on June 12, 1926, in Richmond, Va.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 69 years, Hampton Roberts; son, Hampton David Roberts, Jr.; daughter, Alfreda Ann Davis; mother, Clara Holloway.
Bernice Roberts is survived by sons, Maxwell (Thesseleaner) Roberts, Matthew (Willie) Roberts, Danny Roberts; daughters, Wilma Upshur, Jeanette (Johnny) Stegall, Geneva Maffett (Joe Nathan Maffett, Sr. ), Jo Ann Montgomery; three nieces, one nephew, 20 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.
Public viewing will begin at noon on Saturday, Feb. 15, followed by the funeral service at 1 p.m. in the chapel of John P. Franklin Funeral Home, with Minister Priscilla Wallace as officiant. Interment will be in Highland Memorial Gardens.
Arrangements are by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 423 622-9995.