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 Glena Gertrude <I>Fraley</I> Roberts

Glena Gertrude Fraley Roberts

Bristol, Washington County, Virginia, USA
Death 19 Dec 2002 (aged 89)
Norton, Wise County, Virginia, USA
Burial Big Stone Gap, Wise County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 100377519 · View Source
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Spouse: Worley Roberts
Parents, David Sr. and Melissa Fraley

Jan. 4, 1913 - Dec. 19, 2002

NORTON, Va. - Gertrude Fraley Roberts, 89, born Jan. 4, 1913, passed away Thursday (Dec. 19, 2002) at St. Mary's Hospital in Norton, Va.

Gertrude worked for many years at the Appalachia and Big Stone Gap Senior Nutrition Sites. She loved the time she spent there with her many friends. She spent the past three years at the St. Mary's Long Term Care Center in Norton with her sister, Mary Margaret, who passed away last week. She was a long time member of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church, Dryden, Va.

"Greatness is not found only in possessions, power, position, or prestige. It is discovered in truth, goodness, humility, service to others and character." Gertrude exemplified true greatness in her lifelong dedication to her family and friends. She lived long, laughed often and loved much.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Worley Roberts; her parents, David and Melissa Fraley; her brother, Bill Fraley; and her sisters, Mary Margaret McKenzie, Mabel Rose, Nan Hagy and LaRetta Glass.

Surviving are her daughter, Betty; sister, Gladys Clarkston; brother, David Fraley Jr.; eight grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.

Calling hours are from 6 to 7 p.m. Saturday at Holding Funeral Home, Big Stone Gap, Va.

Services will be conducted at 7 p.m. Saturday in the funeral home chapel with Pastor John Neff officiating.

Interment will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at Glencoe Cemetery in Big Stone Gap, Va.

Family and friends will meet at the cemetery.

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