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Addie Mae Roberts, a resident of Jackson, received her wings on March 6, 2022 while at Jackson Medical Center. She was born on Jan. 4, 1939 to Annie Mae Dixon Murray and Tom Murray Sr. in Lafayette. She graduated from Five Point High School in Five Point. Addie moved to Detroit, Mich., where she worked as a dietician in a nursing facility. In 2019, she returned to Alabama and joined the Cedar Point Baptist Church in Coffeeville. Addie was married to Horace Roberts Sr.
Preceding her in death were her parents and husband, Horace Roberts Sr. in 1960; son, Shontez Roberts; brothers, Tom F. Murray and Willie Murray Sr.; sisters, Carrie B. Billingsly, Cordelia Carr and Hattie Kay Murray.
Left to cherish her memories are her children, Dorothy (Frank) Washington of Jackson, Horace Robert Jr., Rickey (Brenda) Roberts, Robin Roberts, Marcus (Tishanta) Roberts and Andre (Lynashia) Roberts, all of Detroit, Mich.; sisters, Beatris Murray of Lafayette, Aldora Murray, Mamie Murray and Charlene Murray, all of Detroit, Mich.; 33 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and numerous great-greatgrandchildren; with a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Public viewing will be Friday, March 18, from 2 until 6 p.m., at Jackson Memorial Funeral Home, 203 East Ross St., Jackson. A graveside service will be held on Saturday, March 19, 11 a.m., at Red Hill Cemetery in Sunflower, with Pastor Victor Williams as eulogist.
Final life celebration has been entrusted to Jackson Memorial Funeral Home.
Condolences may be left for this family at www.jacksonmemorialfh.com.