Opal B. Roberson, 88, of Columbia passed away December 4, 2013 at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia, Missouri.
Opal was born September 29, 1925 in Monroe County to Emmett Forrest and Coreta Prewitt.
Opal married J. Raymond Roberson on October 18, 1941 in Madison, Missouri. She was a homemaker that supported her husband and took exceptional care of her family. Also, she was a member of Calvary Baptist Church. Opal dearly loved her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.
Survivors include her husband, J. Raymond Roberson; four children, Bruce Roberson (Linda) of Kansas City, Daniel Roberson of Hallsville, Patty Russell (Kent) of Jefferson City, and David Roberson (Lynn) of Owensboro, Kentucky; a sister, JoAnn Johannaber (Don) of Paris, Missouri; six grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
Opal was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Betty Croft; and a brother, James Forrest.
The visitation is from 10:00AM until 11:00AM on Saturday, December 7, 2013 at Memorial Funeral Home, Columbia, Missouri. The funeral service will follow immediately in the chapel. Interment will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The American Heart Association, American Diabetes Association, and Breast Cancer Research all of Columbia, Missouri.
Tributes can be left online at www.memorialfuneralhomeandcemetery.com.