Cover photo for BETTY DARNELL ROBERTS's Obituary


May 14, 1940 — December 12, 2021


Betty Darnell Roberts, age 81 of Calhoun, GA, passed away on Sunday, December 12, 2021, at Advent Health - Gordon Hospital.

Betty was born on May 14, 1940, to the late Annie Mae Darnell and Herbert Darnell. She spent her entire life in Gordon County, retiring from Gordon County Schools after 20 years in Special Education. Betty was preceded in death by her husband Autry Roberts in 2015, to whom she was married for 57 years. She was also preceded in death by her stepmother Lucille Darnell, and a sister Dorethea Caylor.

She is survived by two daughters. Cindy (David) Burton, Pam (Milton) White, and son, Bryan Roberts all of Calhoun. Grandchildren Justin (Lauren) White of Pelham AL, Josh (Tess) White of Calhoun, Thad Burton of Tifton, GA and Anna Burton of Tifton, GA. Great Granddaughter Allie Jo White of Pelham Al. Sister Shirley Sexton, Sister-in-law Loretta Bryant. Loving caregivers Deborah Helton, Tina Holland, and Holly Cook. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral services will be conducted on Wednesday December 15th at 2 PM from the chapel of Thomas Funeral Home with Dr. Bert Vaughn and Gina Daniel officiating. Burial will follow in Fain Cemetery.

Pallbearers serving are Justin White, Josh White, Thad Burton, Kevin Allen, Gary Yeager and Rafael Guzman.

The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 5 until 7 PM at Thomas Funeral Home.

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