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Ruth Roberson

September 2, 1931 ~ April 16, 2023 (age 91) 91 Years Old

Ruth Roberson Obituary

   On September 02, 1931, Ruth Verdell Johnson was born to the late parentage of Armstead “Son” and Elnora Johnson.  Ruth was the 10th child born into a family of 14 other siblings.  She received her formal education in Harleton, Texas.  Ruth later met and married James Dell “J. D.” Roberson.  To this union, one son, James and one daughter, Ruth Doris, who preceded them in death, were born.  Ruth later was taught and obeyed the gospel of Christ at the New Zion Church of Christ where she remained a faithful member until her health failed her.  She had dedicated her life to service as a cook for Oak Haven Nursing Home, Marshall Manor Nursing Home and Robert E. Lee School (MISD).  She was well known for her famous Cornbread Dressing, Sweet Potato Pies and Pineapple Cakes throughout the area.

   On Sunday, April 16, 2023 about 1:10 pm, Ruth received the call that each of us will receive, “time’s up!”  Her memory forever will be cherished by her son James (Eulalia) of Tomball, TX; three sisters: Faye Scales of Navasota, TX, Lillian Harris of Houston, TX and Mary Alice Random of Houston, TX; three grandchildren: Lisa (Richard) Christopher of Marshall, TX, Jason (Takisha) Roberson of Forney, TX, and Janis Roberson of Magnolia, TX; Six great-grandchildren: Kendrick, Ebony, Richard Jr., James Charles, J’Kolby and Audrey; One great-great grandson, Khza.  Being born into a family of 14 siblings, one must know that she has a great number of nieces, nephews, cousins and many other relatives and friends.

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Open Viewing
April 22, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
New Zion Church of Christ
10469 State Highway 154
Marshall, TX 75670

Funeral Service
April 22, 2023

11:00 AM
New Zion Church of Christ
10469 State Highway 154
Marshall, TX 75670


New Zion Baptist Church Cemetery
5057 FM 3001
Jefferson, TX 75657


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