Wednesday, October 13, 2010
Roberta Katherine Everett Coley (c.1921-2010)
Survivors are three daughters: Lillie Ann Lambert and husband Monroe, of Reidsville, Helen Adkins and Kitty Willis of Yanceyville; two sons, Stewart L. Coley and wife Shirley of Gastonia, Thomas E. Coley and wife Jewell of Leasburg; two sisters, Virginia Moore (Benny) and Alice Adkins of Danville; Clyde Everett, who was like a brother; 19 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren, and four great-great grandchildren. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Stewart Benjamin (Buck) Coley, a sister, Janie Everett Wagner, and a brother, Arthur Everett.
The family received friends Saturday from 6-8 p.m. at Beulah Baptist Church and at other times at her residence. Harrelson Funeral Service assisted the Coley family with arrangements.
Photograph: Stewart Benjamin (Buck) Coley and Roberta Katherine Everett on their wedding day, 27 January 1937. Click on the photograph for a larger image.