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Edith Elizabeth Roberts

November 27, 1920 — July 26, 2013

Edith Elizabeth Roberts Obituary Edith Elizabeth Roberts 92, passed away Friday, July 26, 2013 in Ponca City, Oklahoma. Edith was born November 27, 1920 to Irvin Cleland and Bertie Mabel (Best) Rose at Skedee, Oklahoma. She was the sister to 15 brothers and sisters; and is survived by 5 siblings. Edith met Alvin at a church social and married him in Bartlesville, Oklahoma on October 6, 1940; Alvin passed away October 2, 2005. Edith had lived in Hominy most of her married life. Edith and Alvin owned their home at 1221 S. She She before selling it in 2004 and moving into a retirement center due to declining health. Edith had been a pastor's wife for many years and a homemaker. Edith and Alvin had 5 children; Alvin L. Roberts who passed away June 15, 2013 and his wife Wilma of Hominy, Sherrice Biddle and her husband Dwayne of Mustang, Oklahoma, Allan Roberts and his wife Diane of Arlington, Texas and Patty Otipoby and her husband Clyde of Ponca City, Oklahoma and a daughter Lynette who is deceased. Edith was also blessed with 11 grandchildren, 30 great grandchildren, 12 step great, grandchildren and 5 great, great grandchildren. Funeral Services will be Thursday, August 1, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. in the Powell Funeral Home Chapel with Mike Sweetman officiating. Pianist will be Leslie Evans and vocalist Mel Roberts singing "In The Garden". Pall Bearers were Sean Roberts, Todd Miner, Tom Evans, Clyde Otipoby, Bud Fisher, Bill Pino and Honorary Pall Bearers Mike Biddle and Dewayne Biddle. Interment will be in the A.J. Powell Memorial Cemetery with Powell Funeral Home making the arrangements.


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Powell Funeral Chapel
  • 223 North Wood Ave.
    Hominy, OK 74035
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