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 Roberta <I>Bennett</I> Baines

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Roberta Bennett Baines

  • Birth 4 Jan 1936 Sacramento, McLean County, Kentucky, USA
  • Death 23 Sep 2013 Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA
  • Burial Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA
  • Memorial ID 120887060

Roberta B. Baines was born in Sacramento, Kentucky on January 4, 1936 to the late Benjamin L. and Nathleen Bennett. She departed this life on Monday September 23, 2013, at 3:00 P.M. at University of Louisville Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky.

At an early age the family moved to Louisville. Roberta attended the Louisville Public School System, graduating from Central High School, Class of 1954. She continued her education by attending several universities obtaining her Associate and B. A. degrees in Early Childhood Education Development. After 35 years of dedicated teaching service Roberta retired from The Jefferson County Headstart Program.

Roberta was a lifelong member of the Methodist congregation and currently a member of Coke Memorial United Methodist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents and husband James E. Baines.

Roberta (Mommie) leaves to cherish her sweet memories sister, Delores Richardson; children, Shellyse, Janean, Deborah (Nathaniel), James, Jr. (Glynis) and Brandia (Winfred); thirteen grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; one great-great- granddaughter and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Reliable, she was always there anytime you needed her
Optimistic that things would work out
Blessings to all that knew her, she blessed our lives in many ways
Example, always a good example, once you watched her you knew exactly what to do
Real, always kept it real in all circumstances
Talented, she had many talents, she could always put together any family function
Attentive, she paid attention to everything, nothing got passed her

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  • Added: 27 Nov 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 120887060
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Roberta Bennett Baines (4 Jan 1936–23 Sep 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 120887060, citing Louisville Cemetery, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by BDA. (contributor 47034307) .