Mary  Charlotte Roberts

Mary Charlotte Roberts

Mary Charlotte Todd Roberts died on March 20, 2014.  Mary Charlotte was born on February 23, 1922 in Greensboro, NC to the late Marvin “Preacher” Todd and Margaret Riggs (Pugh) Weltman Todd.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Bill Cozart Roberts, daughter-in-law Christine Rice Roberts, and brothers Col. (Ret.) John William Weltman, Robert Fogle Weltman and Richard Bruce Weltman.

Mary Charlotte was the bookkeeper for many years for the Liberty-Farmers Tobacco Warehouse in Wendell and continued to be interested in all things relative to farming.  Mary Charlotte was the last surviving member of the WENDELL Octet, a musical group that developed as a result of a church fundraiser.  Their harmony will now be enjoyed by the angels.  She was a multi-talented individual with varied interest.  She enjoyed cooking, reading, gardening, traveling, meeting new people and sharing her knowledge with others.  She was a master of conversation.

Mary Charlotte is survived by sons William Marshall Roberts (Janet) of Atlantic Beach, NC; Benjiman Todd Roberts of Raleigh, NC; daughter Carol R. Hinnant (Ray) of Wendell; grandchildren Margaret R. Sparrow (Jeff) of Greenville, NC; Zackary T. Roberts of Raleigh, NC: and great-grandchildren, Tyler McKenzie Sparrow and Eleanor Claire Sparrow.

Funeral services will be held on Sunday, March 23, 2014 at 3:00 at Wendell United Methodist Church with private internment prior to the service.  A visitation will follow the service.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Wendell United Methodist Church Family Crisis Fund, P. O. Box 1925, Wendell, NC 27591

Arrangements are with Strickland Funeral Home, Wendell.

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