Jimmie Roberts

Jimmie Roberts

Jimmie Prescott Roberts, 78 of 118 Bunch Road, Aydlett, NC, died Tuesday, June 12, 2012 at Georgian Manor in Chesapeake, VA.  A native of Elberton, GA, she was the daughter of the late Wilbur Prescott, Sr., and Clara Belle Jones Prescott and the widow of Oscar Wilson Roberts.  She was the former owner and operator of Colony Beach Florist in Virginia Beach, VA, Past President of Teleflora Corporation for the Tidewater Area Unit 804, and a member of Coinjock Baptist Church and Great Bridge Baptist Church.

 Survivors include a daughter Teresa Lewis and husband William Meade Lewis of Wytheville, VA; two sons Wilson Glenn Roberts and wife Tempie of Chesapeake, VA, and Mark Roberts and wife Lauri of Elizabeth City, NC; a daughter-in-law Rose Ann Roberts of Virginia Beach, VA; two sisters, Dorothy Lorraine Nettles of Jacksonville, FL and Barbara Jean White of Virginia Beach, VA; ten grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.  She was pre-deceased by a son Kenneth H. Roberts; two sisters, Kathryn Margaret Sullivan and Georgia Victoria Wagner; and four brothers, Wilbur Prescott, Jr., Arthur Hayes Prescott, Lyrie Parks Prescott and Trie Clark Prescott.

 A funeral service will be held Saturday, June 16, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at the Coinjock Baptist Church with the Rev. Charles Mosley officiating.  Burial will follow in Snowden Cemetery in Maple, NC.  The family will receive friends Friday from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Great Bridge Baptist Church and immediately after the service in the church fellowship hall.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education, P.O. Box 502, Corolla, NC 27927.   Twiford Funeral Home, Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City is assisting the Roberts family.  Condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting www.twifordfh.com.

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  1. Mary Cassell

    My sympathy to a wonderful family. Jimmie was a great lady and I am privileged to have had the opportunity to meet her. My thoughts and prayers will be with you all as you face this sad weekend.

    May fond memories of her soon replace your sadness.

    Love you all!
    Mary Cassell
    (a.k.a. the “other” Mary)

  2. Bonney & Mike Dunham

    Jimmie was a special lady and I always thought alot of her. I had the pleasure to work for her when she owned Colony Beach Florist. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family during this time. God bless you all and may Jimmie rest in peace.

    Bonney & Mike Dunham

  3. Lenwood, Martha Quidley and Sons

    We Know that your family will miss her greatly. Our hearts are with you at this time and we pray for the strength you need to come to you.

  4. LaMont and Linda Warren

    Dear Teresa and family,

    Please accept our deepest condolences on the passing of your mother, mother-in-law, and grandmother.

    Sending love and hugs,
    LaMont and Linda

  5. Chris Hooper

    I so sorry for your loss. I really enjoyrd your parents. They always encouraged me at what I did at church or in our community. THANKS FOR SHARING THEM. May God Bless You All.

  6. Chris Hooper

    I so sorry for your loss. I really enjoyed your parents. They always encouraged me at what I did at church or in our community. THANKS FOR SHARING THEM. May God Bless You All.

  7. Susie Stoutenburg

    Jimmie was a wonderful person. She worked with me in Nags Head while staying summers in Duck. What a creative floral designer! My sincere sympathy to your family.
    Susie Stoiutenburg (Florida)

  8. Penny Leary-Smith

    Sorry to read of Ms. Roberts death. Always enjoyed visiting with her when we were next door at the lot enjoying the Currituck Sounds. May God Bless you all.

  9. Janice Coursey

    This is for my Aunt Lorranine and her Family..I am so sorry for the loss of Jimmie but take comfort in knowing what a great time she is having right now. Actually meeting Jesus, how awesome. I know she will be missed. As a child I enjoyed going on vacation with my Aunt Lorraine and Uncle AJ to visit Jimmie, what great time. My thought and prayers are with all of you.

  10. Becky Newman

    Dear Aunt Lorraine, I am sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you and your family. Love, Becky & Family

  11. marcus & Lynn Engelhardt

    So sorry to hear of the loss of your loved one ! May you find peace and happiness through the great memories you have of all the good times. She may be gone but NEVER FORGOTTEN ! She will live on in your hearts forever and she is watching all of you from heaven. God Bless you all.

  12. Lisa Hall

    So very sorry for your loss…we will be thinking of you all!!!! Thoughts and prayers!!

  13. Virginia Messner

    I am so sorry for your loss. Jimmie and Oscar were so kind and generous when I met them during the funeral of her brother many years ago. Jimmie was a very special lady and my prayers are with her family.

  14. Betty Irvin

    I only had the pleasure of meeting Jimmie once, but I know she was an amazing woman and mother, because her only daughter is JUST that. Sending lots of mountain love and prayers to the Roberts/Lewis families at the beach. In the coming days, I hope you find comfort knowing your parents and brother have been reunited for eternity. Blessings to you.

  15. Danny & Emily Dowdy

    Praise the Lord for Jimmie & Oscar Roberts! Great memories! Who would have thought our lives would meet up at Colony Beach Florist! What a team! Thank you for sharing them with me through those precious years! I’ll always remember that beautiful brides bouquet she made just for me to go on my bible on our wedding day…30(wow!) years ago! Jimmie truly was a great inspiration to me! May God’s peace be with you all!

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