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Roberta Lee Brown

Beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend, Mrs. Roberta Lee Brown, passed away Saturday July 1st, 2017 surrounded by family.
Roberta was born April 19, 1934 in Carrollton GA to Martha (Mattie) Lee and Will T Lee.
On December 23, 1952, she married Kenneth Brown and began her family. She was preceded in death by her parents Martha and Will Lee, her husband Kenneth Brown, one daughter Susan Brown Bowling, sisters Rachel Kahlenbeck and Mary Willingham.
Roberta spent 25 years loving and caring for the residents of Cottage Landing Retirement Center as Activities Director. After her retirement, she continued volunteering countless hours each week with the residents as an Ambassador. She was also deeply involved in the community through several civic groups and clubs. She cherished her friends, “The Red Hat Dazzlers”, was a member of the Carrollton Civic Woman’s Club, The Rebecca Martin Garden Club, the Quilt Guild, and served three years as President of the local chapter of the AARP.
A devoted mother of four children, Roberta never missed a sporting or academic event her children were involved in. She made beautiful quilts and wreaths for her children and grandchildren to enjoy, and also kept wonderful scrapbooks for her family.
She is survived by her children Kathy (Lemuel) Jones, Mike (Julie) Brown, and Sharon (Phillip) Benefield. Her grandchildren Scott Jones(Jessica), Todd(Christina) Jones, Lacey(Chris) Driver, Nicole Whitaker, Kimberly(Josh) Rivers, Christen Benefield, Tyler Benefield (Jen), Hunter Benefield, Jessy Brown, Misty(Lee) Maxwell, and Cody Brown(Brandi). She is also survived by eleven great-grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be conducted Thursday, July 6, 2017 at 1:00 PM at Martin & Hightower Heritage Chapel with Rev. Jan Tolbert officiating. Julie Brown will deliver the eulogy and the music will be rendered by Keith Sharp. Interment will follow in the Carrollton City Cemetery. Those serving as pallbearers will be, Scott Jones, Todd Jones, Lemuel Jones, Tyler Benefield, Philip Benefield and Chris Driver. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday, July 5, 2017 from 4:00 PM until 7:00 PM and again on Thursday, July 6, 2017 from 12:00 PM until the hour of service. Messages of condolences can be sent to the family at www.martin-hightower.


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Wednesday

5

Jul

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Martin & Hightower Funeral Home

1312 South Park Street
Carrollton, GA 30117

Visitation

Thursday

6

Jul

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Martin & Hightower Funeral Home

1312 South Park Street
Carrollton, GA 30117

Service

Thursday

6

Jul

1:00 PM
Martin & Hightower Funeral Home

1312 South Park Street
Carrollton, GA 30117

Cemetery Details

Location

Carrollton Cit y Cemetery

Alabama Street
Carrollton, GA 30117

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