Teresa Whitman Roberts, 63


ERWIN — Mrs. Teresa Whitman Roberts, 63, died Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center. Mrs. Roberts was born May 23, 1955, in Harnett County to the late Wilbert and Aliene Webb Whitman. Mrs. Roberts was also preceded in death by her brothers, James and Danny Whitman; and a sister, Faye Anderson.

Mrs. Roberts worked for over 20 years at Triton Quick Mart and was known and loved by many. She loved people, dancing, and especially loved her family. She was a wonderful wife and mother. Mrs. Roberts was a giving person, never knowing a stranger, and liked to make people laugh.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Nov. 13, at 2 p.m. at Skinner & Smith Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Randy Anderson officiating. Burial will follow in Erwin Memorial Park.

Mrs. Roberts is survived by her husband of 28 years, John Roy Roberts Jr.; son, Jody Simmons of Dunn; daughters, Lori Royal and husband Jerry of Erwin, and Wendy Martinez of Fayetteville; sister, Barbara Messer of Raleigh; sister-in-law, Shirley Whitman of Smithfield; seven grandchildren, Emily, Trevor and Jordan Simmons, Kayla, Yelena and Avan Martinez, and Austin Royal; three great-grandchildren, Camden, Avah and Mason Simmons.

Visitation will be Tuesday from noon to 2 p.m., prior to the service, at Skinner & Smith Funeral Home and other times at the home of Jerry and Lori Royal.

The family would like to extend their sincere appreciation to the staff of Fayetteville Manor for their exceptional loving care during Teresa’s stay.

Arrangements are by Skinner & Smith Funeral Home of Dunn.


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