Originally created 01/18/01

Mr. William Roberts



OPELIKA, Ala. - Mr. William Luke Roberts, 89, died Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2001, at Brown Nursing Home, Alexander City.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Jeffcoat Funeral Home with the Rev. Tom Tippett officiating. Burial will be in Garden Hill Cemetery.

Mr. Roberts, a native of Covington, Ga., had retired from West Point Pepperell Manufacturing Co.

Survivors include two sons, William Fred Roberts and Roger Roberts, both of Opelika; a daughter, Jean Roberts Thomas, Opelika; a brother, Grady Roberts, Augusta; two sisters, Ruth Mitchell, North Augusta, and Cleo Hammonds, Augusta; and three grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

The Augusta Chronicle Jan. 18, 2001