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Diane Roberts
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Diane Shepherd Roberts, 70, of Powder Springs, Ga passed away January 29, 2018. Diane was a native of Gordo, Alabama and loved her family and friends in Gordo and in her Shiloh Community. Diane was active in her church that she loved so much, Bethany UMC in Smyrna, Ga. She was a member of the Edna Rivers Sunday School, the Sundowners, and the UMW. Diane had a sweet spirit, a loving heart, and she shared the love of Jesus through her generosity and service to others. She had an unconditional love for her family, friends, and all those around her. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 47 years, James Kent Roberts, and her parents, Raiford and Ruthie Mae Shepherd. She is survived by her children, Kevin and Lori Roberts of Dalton, Ga, Brad and Rebecca Roberts of New York, NY, and Kristie and Ed Vance of Powder Springs, Ga. She is also survived by her best friend and sister, Delphia Brown of Powder Springs, Ga. Grandchildren, Kyle, Kate, Lauren and Lilly Roberts of Dalton, Ga and Claire and Luke Vance of Powder Springs, Ga. Many cousins, nieces, and nephews. Visitation will be held at Carmichael Funeral Home on Whitlock Ave. in Marietta on Wednesday, January 31 from 5-8pm. Internment will be held at the Georgia National Cemetery in Canton, Ga. on Thursday, Feb. 1 at 11:30 am followed by a memorial service celebrating her life at 3:00pm at Bethany UMC in Smyrna, Ga. The family requests donations in lieu of flowers to Bethany UMC Building Fund 760 Hurt Road, Smyrna, Ga. 30082. 770-424-4924

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5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Carmichael Funeral Home Marietta

1130 Whitlock Avenue
Marietta, GA 30064





11:30 AM
Georgia National Cemetery

2025 Mt. Carmel Church Lane
Canton, Georgia 30114





3:00 PM
Bethany United Methodist Church

760 Hurt Rd. Sw.
Smyrna, Ga 30082

Cemetery Details


Georgia National Cemetery

2025 Mt. Carmel Church Lane
Canton, Georgia 30114


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