Biography Clifton Roberts, age 83 of Lewisburg, TN passed away on Monday evening, January 16th, 2012 at Williamson Medical Center in Franklin. Mr. Roberts was born in Davidson County and was a lifelong resident of Marshall County. He was the son of the late Hobart Roberts and Betty Delaney Roberts. He was retired from Heil-Quaker Corporation with 40 years of service. He was a charter member of Parkview Baptist Church where he served as a Deacon.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his foster parents Ulver and Susie Welch and two brothers Toy and Olen Roberts.
He is survived by his wife of fifty-six years Thelma Spray Roberts of Lewisburg, two daughters Carol (Ray) Troup of Morristown, TN, Janice (Mike) Strawbridge of Cleveland, TN and one son Leonard "Len" Clifton Roberts of Lewisburg. Also surviving are four granddaughters Elizabeth (Tyler) Troup Hall and Emily Troup both of Nashville, Erica Troup of Morristown, TN, Bailey Roberts of Lewisburg, three grandsons Scott (Megan) Strawbridge of Cookeville, TN, Will Strawbridge of Nashville, Jordan Roberts of Lewisburg, two brothers Harold Roberts of Montgomery, AL, Carlton Roberts of Columbia, TN and one sister Penny Lazaneo of Rosemont MN.
Funeral services for Mr. Roberts will be on Saturday, January 21st, 2012 at 1:00 P.M. from the chapel of Bills-McGaugh Funeral Home with Rev. David Spray officiating. Burial will follow in Lone Oak Cemetery.
Visitation with the family will be Friday, January 20th, 2012 from 4 P.M. to 8 P.M. at the funeral home. Also on Saturday, January 21, 2012 after 11:00 AM.