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Ira Lee Roberson

December 25, 1932 ~ May 11, 2017 (age 84)

Mr. Ira Lee Roberson, 84, of Rome passed away on May 11, 2017 at his residence surrounded by his family. He was born on December 25, 1932 in Rome, he was the son of the late Harrison Roberson and the late Bessie Shirey Schrimsher. Lee was a member of Shorter Avenue Baptist Church.  He was a retiree of Rome Kraft. His family was his focus and he will be deeply missed. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 61 years, Betty Mae Boozer Roberson and his brother, J.L. Roberson.

Survivors include his daughter and her husband, Jean and Greg Sloman; his sons and their wives, Michael and Terry Roberson, Timothy and Jeana Roberson, Billy and Anita Roberson, Robert and Hazel Roberson and Mickey and Bridgette Roberson; 11 grandchildren; and 17 great grandchildren; his brother and his wife, Dale and Barbara Schrimsher; his sisters-in-law, Louise Roberson and Fanlee Horton; and his best friend and cousin, Huey Shirey.

Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 3:00 pm at Shorter Avenue Baptist Church with The Reverend Skip Myers and The Reverend Max Tucker. Interment will follow in Oaknoll Memorial Gardens with the Shanklin-Attaway Post 5 of the American Legion will have charge of Military Rites. The family will receive friends one hour before the service at the church.

Serving as Pallbearers will be Dale Schrimsher, Dale Roberson, Bryan Scott, Steve Roberson, Brandon Roberson and Devan Roberson.

Miller and Richards Oaknoll Chapel Funeral Home and Cremation Services is honored to serve Mr. Roberson’s family, please visit www.oaknollchapel.com to share your memories or leave a condolence message.


 Service Information

Visitation
Saturday
May 20, 2017

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Shorter Avenue Baptist Church
1410 Shorter Avenue
Rome, GA 30165

Funeral Service
Saturday
May 20, 2017

3:00 PM
Shorter Avenue Baptist Church
1410 Shorter Avenue
Rome, GA 30165


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