The Reverend Gilbert Alec Roberts, 88, of Calhoun, Tennessee passed away Sunday, October 4, 2020. The Reverend Roberts was former Pastor of several area Baptist Churches including Calhoun First Baptist Associate Pastor.
He is predeceased by his parents, Ernie Gilbert and Stella Colloms Roberts, wife, Mary Ellen McGuire Roberts, mother of his children who died as a result of a tragic accident in 1986, wife, Lola Wiseman Roberts, daughter, Gloria Jean Roberts, daughter, Tammie Ellen Roberts Butler, and son, Keith Wayne Roberts, brothers, Gary “Sutt” Roberts and Gordon Roberts, sister, Billye Pirkle.
Surviving are his wife, Pearl Hennessee Roberts; daughter, Teresa Ann Roberts (Don) Miller; son, Gilbert Alan (Susie) Roberts; step son, Garland (Joan) Hennessee; step daughters, Irene (Frederick) Underwood and Peggy (Lowell) Goforth and sisters, Barbara (Walter) Crox, Becky (Phillip) Wells, Sharon Roberts; brother Glenn (Norma) Roberts; grandchildren, Harmony Roberts, Gabriel Roberts, Charity Faber, Heather Darland, Bethany Gaul, Amber Jordan, Amber Taylor, Colby Butler; twenty-two great-grandchildren; seven step-grandchildren, six step great-grandchildren, two step great-great grandchildren, a great-great-grandchild and many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be Thursday, October 8 at Calhoun First Baptist Church from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Rev. Carroll Hennessee and Rev. Toby Brogden will conduct the service Thursday at 1 p.m. in the church.
Interment will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens.
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