Originally created 07/04/99

Spc. Michael Roberts



GERMANY -- Spc. Michael Lee Roberts, 25, died Friday, June 25, 1999, in Denmark.

The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Monday at Mount Lebanon Baptist Church, Parksville, S.C., with the Rev. Ernest M. Gordon officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Spc. Roberts, a native of Edgefield County, was an Army soldier.

Survivors include two sons, Michael L. Roberts Jr. and Markevious Roberts, both of Atlanta; a daughter, Shabrell Roberts, Atlanta; his mother, Clara Gilchrist Roberts, McCormick, S.C.; a brother, Ralph Pickens, McCormick; and seven sisters, Dianne Pickens, Thelma Jean Pickens and Corey Pickens, all of New Jersey, Veronica Roberts and Wendy M. Roberts, both of McCormick, Annie P. Roberts, Plum Branch, S.C., and Carolyn Kersey, Greenwood, S.C.

Pallbearers will be members of the Fort Gordon military honor guard.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Walker Funeral Home, McCormick.

The Augusta Chronicle July 4, 1999