Willard Hanks Roberts
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Willard Hanks Roberts
  • September 25, 1912 - September 9, 2011
  • Pearl, Mississippi

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Willard. H. Roberts, 91, of Pearl died, Friday, September 9, 2011, in Ridgeland, Ms. Funeral services are scheduled for 11:00 AM Monday, September 12, 2011 at Wright & Ferguson Funeral Chapel on High Street, Jackson, MS. The family will
receive friends from 9:00 AM until Service hour on Monday. The interment will follow at Lakewood Memorial Park.

Mr. Roberts was a longtime resident of Pearl and a former resident of Jackson. He served his country during WWII in the US Army receiving several citations and was a recipient of the Bronze Star. Mr. Roberts was an avid outdoorsman that enjoyed gardening, as well as, hunting and fishing. He enjoyed the Atlanta Braves.

Mr. Roberts was preceded in death by a daughter Linda Tucker. Survivors include two daughters, Sylvia Patton of Newnan, GA and Kathy Shaller of Madison; a brother Conner Roberts of Starkville, MS and four grandchildren, Jason Tucker, Kellie Patton, Keith Patton and Ryan Shaller.

Wright & Ferguson, 350 High St, is in charge of the arrangements.