Mrs. Roxie S. Roberts, age 86, passed away Friday, October 21, 2022 at her home. She was born in Baxley on October 2, 1936 to Felma and Dottie Arnold Sheffield. She graduated in 1953 from Surrency High School and in 1955 from a Business School. Mrs. Roxie made Savannah her home when she was 17 years old. She was a bookkeeper for many years and also sold furniture at Haverty’s. She enjoyed playing canasta and spending time with her Ladies Prayer Group. She was a longtime and dedicated member of The Sanctuary of Savannah and was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Hugh Benjamin Roberts; her son, Shannon Roberts; and her brothers, Paul, Kenneth, and Mitch Sheffield.
She is survived by her son, Kenneth Roberts of Savannah; a sister, Grace Craven of Baxley and several nieces and nephews.
Graveside funeral services will be conducted 1:00pm on Tuesday, October 25, 2022 at Memorial Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery in Surrency with Dr. Larry McDaniel officiating.
Memorials may be given to Old Savannah Missions, 2414 Bull Street, Savannah, GA 31401 or St. Jude Children’s Hospital 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Glennville Funeral Home is serving the Roberts family.