Shirley Faye Roberts


Funeral services for Mrs. Shirley Faye Roberts, age 74, of Fayette, were held Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, at 11:30 a.m., at Norwood-Wyatt Chapel. Brother Willie Ragsdale officiated. Burial followed at Gibson Hill Cemetery. Mrs. Roberts died Monday, Jan. 13 at home.
Mrs. Roberts was preceded in death by her husband, David Hunter Roberts; parents, Burlas and Gracie Davis Thacker; and brother, Larry Dale Thacker. Shirley Thacker Roberts made her entrance into heaven on Jan. 13, 2020. She resided in the Belk community. Shirley was born on Dec. 27, 1945, the first of five children born to Burlas and Gracie Thacker. She was a member of Belk Worship Center. Shirley’s greatest goal in life was to be a faithful child of God and she was victorious.
She is survived by her daughter, Rhonda Sprinkle (Roger) of Belk; son, John Roberts (Candice) of Scooba, Miss.; brother, Ray Thacker (Bonnie) of Berry; sisters, Ada Strickland (Robert) of Pinson and Debra Busby of Berry; grandchildren, Felicia Sprinkle (Codie Staley) of Fayette, Hunter Sprinkle (Shayla) of Townley, Karlie Roberts of Bankston, Konner Roberts of Scooba, Miss., Walker Roberts of Scooba, Miss. and Eli and Brody Weaver of Scooba, Miss.; great-grandchildren, Lizzy Nabors and Aleigha Nabors of Fayette and Taylor and Ella Sprinkle of Townley; and very dear and special friends, Boyd and Ruth Stough of Belk. Pallbearers were her grandsons, Hunter Sprinkle, Ernie Nabors, Codie Staley and nephews, Michael Thacker, Josh Thacker and Andy Craft.
Norwood-Wyatt Chapel of Fayette directed.

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