- October 18, 1931 - June 18, 2012
- McRae, Arkansas
of Robbie's Passing
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“I miss you Momma.
1 of 8 | Posted by: Debbie Ulsperger - daughter
“I can remember many times walking from Stephen's house to "Grando"s house. We would come in and the first thing she would ask is if we were hungry....Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Kenny Crawford - Vilonia, AR
“Aunt Robbie I will always remember you for your kind and gentle ways.
3 of 8 | Posted by: Clarence (Eddie) Banks - LA
“Debbie, my heart goes out to you and your family. There is nothing like loosing a mother like yours. Mrs. Robbie was such a sweet person just like...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Kathy Wiley Perry - Alabaster, AL
“I was Robbie's pastor from 1990-1993. It was a joy to know Robbie. Our prayers are with you as you face the trying time.
5 of 8 | Posted by: Rev. Vaughn & Shirley Blue - AR
“Mrs. Roper was one of the sweetest people I have ever known. Many summer days my son, Kenny, spent at her house playing with Stephen. She always...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Cosondra Crawford - McRae, AR
“If there ever was a person Ms. Robbie didn't like no one knew it. She seemed to like everyone she ever met. And...everyone loved her back. A great...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: pat jackson - mcrae, AR - friend
“Ms. Robbie was a very special lady. She wa such a loving person and will be missed by all who knew her. My prayers go out to you.
8 of 8 | Posted by: Shirley Stain - Beebe, AR
Robbie K. Roper, 80, of McRae, Arkansas, joined her husband and son in Heaven on June 18, 2012. Robbie was married to the love of her life from July 16, 1951 until his death April 4, 1995. Robbie was a member of McRae First Baptist Church where she served cookies and kool-aid to VBS students for over forty years. She had several activities that she enjoyed which included watching golf and playing dominoes. Robbie loved listening to Vince Gill.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Warner A. "E.J." Roper; son, Ronnie Roper; and three brothers, Harold, John and Bob Jones. She is survived by one son, Rickey Roper; daughter, Debbie and her husband, Harold Ulsperger; daughter-in-law, Glenda Roper; grandson, Stephen Nance; sister, Lovie Brown; two special great-nieces, Yvonne Peterson and Tresa Phillips; and several other nieces, nephews and friends.
Family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday at Westbrook Funeral Home, Beebe. Funeral will be 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 20, 2012, at Westbrook Funeral Home, with burial in Lebanon Cemetery. Memorials may be made to McRae First Baptist Church, 703 E. 2nd, McRae, AR 72102.