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Verneda Shirley Roberts, 85, Center, KY (d. Jan. 15, 2012)

She was a member of a large, highly regarded North Metcalfe County family. She leaves 14 direct living descendants. She was a homemmaker and a member of the Pleasant Valley Cumberland Presbyterian Church

Verneda Shirley Roberts age 85 of Center died Sunday January 15, 2012 at the Metcalfe Health Care in Edmonton.

Funeral services will be2pmCT, Wednesday. January 18, 2012, at the Butler Funeral Home, 201 East Street, Edmonton, KY, with burial in the Bowles Cemetery. Visitation will be 4pm-8pmCT, Tuesday, January 17, 2012, at the funeral home.

She was the daughter of the lateOtley and Leora Huffman Bowles.

She was a homemaker and member of thePleasant Valley Cumberland Presbyerian Chruch.

She is survived by the following:
  • Two daughters: Claudette(Robert) Wilcoxson of Center, KY; and Nora Katherine (Barry) Gilley of Edmonton, KY

  • Six grandchildren: Jennifer Yanchar, Jay Vibbert, Daniel Gilley, Rachel Gilley, Denise Combs, and Jonathan Wilcoxson

  • Six great grandchildren: Tatum,Zackary, Dylan, Riley, Parker, and Sarah

  • Two sisters: Wynemia Mouser ofGreensburg, KY; and Emogene Greer of Center
Besides her parents her husbandJune Roberts preceded her in death.

Butler Funeral Home, 201 East Street, Edmonton, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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