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.Print Obituary & Condolences