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Services are held for Mary E. Roberts

Mary E. Roberts, 79, died July 10 at her residence in Allentown, Penn.

Born in Thealka, she was the daughter of the late Ruby Wyatt and Ora Dewey Spears. She was the wife of the late Reade A. Roberts.

Mrs. Roberts was graduated as valedictorian of her class at Fleming-Neon High School and attended Union College in Barbourville on a scholarship to study voice. She received her master’s degree in education from Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Penn, and taught music in the elementary schools of the Parkland School District for 26 years.

She was a member of Asbury United Methodist Church in Allentown and a longtime member of the Chancel Choir and several other church-related organizations. She was a member of the United Commercial Travelers, the AAUW and Country Meadows Meadowlarks.

Surviving are two sons, David R. Roberts and wife Judith, East Texas, Penn., and H. Gordon Roberts and wife Valerie of Catasauqua, Penn.; five grandsons, Jason and wife Elizabeth, Ryan and wife Leona, Matthew, Alexander and Nicholas; a greatgrandson, Logan: brothers, Tom, Dewey, and Steve; and sisters, Phyllis and Janice. She was preceded in death by a brother, Stanley Gordon.

Memorial services will be held at 10:30 a.m., July 26, at Asbury United Methodist Church in Allentown.

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