Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)


February 22, 2013

Imogene Ward-Roberson - 1915-2013

BURLINGTON, NC — Imogene Ward-Roberson, 97, of Burlington, N.C., went to her Heavenly home on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013.

She was born April 9, 1915, in Russell, the daughter of the late Arthur Hyatt and Mary Alice Johnson-Ward.

She was married 60 years to the Rev. James Hoyt Roberson and was a retired elementary schoolteacher.                       

Imogene served with her late husband as he faithfully served Baptist churches in South Carolina, Kentucky and North Carolina. She was a special lady.

Imogene was also preceded in death by three brothers, Vickers Ward, Alfred J. Ward and Arthur Hyatt Ward Jr.

Survivors include a special sister-in-law, Georgeanne (Arthur H. Jr.) Ward, four nieces and two nephews.

A graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, at Bellefonte Memorial Gardens in Flatwoods.

There will be no visitation.             

Memorials may be sent to Hospice and Palliative Care of Alamance-Caswell, 914 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington, NC 27215.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to her caregiver, Sarah Lamberth, and a support group of friends, as well as the staff at both Edgewood Place and the Hospice Home.

Carman Funeral Home in Flatwoods in charge of final arrangements.

Condolences may be sent to carmanfuneral.com.

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