Grace Roberts

Died: Sun., Jan. 20, 2019


Visitation

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Tue., Jan. 22, 2019
Location: Bauer Turner Funeral Home


Funeral Service

1:00 PM Wed., Jan. 23, 2019
Location: Bauer Turner Funeral Home


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Grace Morris Roberts, 82, of Woodsfield, Ohio passed away Sunday January 20, 2019 at Wheeling Hospital.  She was born in Beallsville, Ohio August 27, 1936 a daughter of the late Kennard (Skip) and Lela Morris.

She graduated from Beallsville High School and is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Marywood College with a BS in Business Administration.  Grace retired from Ameritech where she worked for 40 years.  Also she was a past president and life-long member of the Steubenville Council of the Telephone Pioneers of America as well as a member and past president of the Woodfield VFW Auxiliary #5303.  Threw life she was an avid archer in both hunting and championship competitions and breeder and owner of AKC show dogs.  She loved gardening, cooking, and enjoyed spending time with her family.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her sister and brother-in-law Ruth and Harley Boughner, and her brother and his wife Paul and Marjorie Morris.

She is survived by her daughter Saundra Sofia of Woodsfield, son Scott Christman of Warwood, West Virginia and his children Jacklynn and Jacob.  She is also survived by a step son Michael Roberts and his daughter Lydia, a step daughter Dawn Roberts and her sons Josh and Cody, and several well-loved nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday January 22 at the  at the Bauer-Turner Funeral Home Woodsfield, Ohio where Funeral Services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday January 23, 2019 with Rev. David Cottrell officiating.  Burial will follow at the Beallsville Cemetery Beallsville, Ohio.  

Memorial contributions may be made to the VFW Auxiliary 112 N. Sycamore St. Woodsfield, Ohio 43793.

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Belva & Ken Blackstone
   Posted Mon January 21, 2019
Saundra, sending deepest sympathy and prayers to you and your family.

Jon Hill
   Posted Tue January 22, 2019
Scott, my condolences on the passing of your mother. Grace was always so kind and generous. My thoughts are with you and your family.
Jon

Pandora Neuhart
   Posted Tue January 22, 2019
Roberts Family, my deepest sympathy on the passing of Grace. Having memorial contributions to the VFW Auxiliary brings back many special memories. I remember your Mother, my Mother and many others who greatly contributed to our community, and they had fun and enjoyed every minute. Catering, dinners, and dances were a huge part of their lives. I am sure there is a gathering of members upon her arrival. Sorry I will be unable to attend the funeral, but all of you will be in my thoughts and prayers. In Christian Love, Pandora

Marlana Hart
   Posted Tue January 22, 2019
Saundra,

Thinking of you during this time. Grace was a wonderful lady! I really enjoyed the time I was able to spend with her and all the stories she told me. Rest in Peace Miss Grace!

Love,
Marlana

Rick Mann
   Posted Tue January 22, 2019
Saundra so sorry to hear about your mother's passing. Grace was a wonderful lady and I always enjoyed talking to her. She will be sadly missed.

Donna Hanners
   Posted Wed January 23, 2019
Im so sorry for your lost, but am happy that Grace is no longer suffering and has peace.❤️ I wish I was able to be there 😔

Mary Donna Wodarcyk
   Posted Wed January 23, 2019
Dear Roberts family,
I knew your mom from First Grade until we graduated together in 1954 - 65 years ago.
I knew her parents, brother and sister. I always felt very welcomed at Grace's home and spent many hours there.
I would have failed Algebra if it wasn't for Grace. Amazing, she pulled me through.
I have a lot of special and fun memories of your mom and our friends Ella Mae Britton, Grace Shriver and others.
My sympathy and God's Blessings to all of you at this difficult time.
Mary Donna Wodarcyk. Maiden name Rucker.

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