Sylvia Mae Roberts

November 25, 1913 - May 08, 2009 

Sylvia Mae Roberts

November 25, 1913 - May 08, 2009 

Obituary for Sylvia Mae Roberts

Sylvia M. Roberts was born November 25, 1913 in Bristow, Indiana to Theodore and Ida Lamar, moving to the Indianapolis area in 1921. She lived most of her life in Lawrence Township, graduating from Lawrence High School in 1931, and most recently resided with her granddaughterÂ’s family, Patricia (Tim) Shaw, in Pike Township. She passed from this life on May 8, 2009.
She was predeceased by her husband of nearly 70 years, Ronald T. Roberts; her eldest child Lois J. Ricketts; brothers Truman and Heber Lamar; and a sister, Violet Toon.
She is survived by her children, Phyllis (Bill) Rudolph, Raleigh, NC, David (Donna) Roberts, Elizabethton, TN, Donald Roberts, Indianapolis, and her son-in-law Frank Ricketts, Indianapolis; and by ten grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, one great-great-granddaughter; and sister Helen (Charles) Kleis, Indianapolis.
For many years Mrs. Roberts was a very active member of the East 38th Street Christian Church, then of the Castleton Christian Church, and later, ChristÂ’s Church at Geist. Most recently she has been ministered to by the congregation of Traders Point Christian Church.
Memorials may be made in her memory to the Ronald T. and Sylvia M. Roberts Endowed Scholarship at Milligan College (Milligan College, TN 37682) or to Traders Point Christian Church.
Visitation will be Sun, May 10th from 6-8pm at Harry W. Moore Funeral Care, 8151 Allisonville Road, with the funeral Monday at 10am at the funeral home.
She will be laid to rest at Washington Park East Cemetery.

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