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Eva Nell Roberts, age 85, died, Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Columbus, MS. She was born January 24, 1935 in Monroe County. She grew up in a large family, and was the oldest daughter. She attended Hamilton School and was a graduate of Aberdeen High School. She married John T. Roberts February 12, 1958. She was a lifetime member of Center Hill Baptist Church in Hamilton, and member of the Lamp Lighters Sunday School Class. She retired from Best Western, she was a member of Aberdeen Ladies Auxiliary, Easter Star, and American Legion. She enjoyed being with family, shopping, and cooking for the family. She was a people person, always keeping in touch with others.
Services will be at at 3:00 p.m., Saturday, October 31, 2020 at Center Hill Baptist Church in Hamilton with Bro. Terry Edwards officiating. Visitation will be from 1:00 until service time Saturday, October 31, 2020 at the Church. Burial will be in Center Hill Cemetery.
Survivors include her husband for nearly sixty-two years, John T. Roberts of Hamilton, MS; two sons, Johnnie Roberts of Hamilton, MS, David Deason (Denise) of Slidell, LA; one daughter, Theresa Pickle (Woodie) of Hamilton, MS; six brothers, Billie Joe “B. J.” Holloway, James Edward “Gabo” Holloway (Peggy Joyce), Eugene “Pookie” Holloway, Danny “Nunu” Holloway (Patricia), Donald Gene “Duck” Holloway (Rita), and Mike ‘ Gizzard” Holloway; three sisters, Exie Lee Motes, Joyce Simmons, and Kathy Smith (Keith); four grandchildren, Trey Pickle (Chelsea), Tiffany Pickle (Allen Rooks), Junior Plaxico, and David Deason, Jr. (Pam); seven great grandchildren, Rhett Pickle, Noah Pickle, Lee Plaxico, Hayden Plaxico, Abigail Deason, Gabbrella Deason, and Tabitha Deason; a host of nieces, cousins, and friends at Evans Senior Citizens Living.
Preceded in death by her parents and brother, J. P. Holloway.
Pallbearers are B. J. Holloway, Danny Holloway, Don Holloway, Eugene Holloway, James Holloway, and Mike Holloway.
Honorary Pallbearers are the Lamp Lighters Sunday School Class.