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Roberta June Reese, 80, of Bowling Green, KY, passed away Monday, Nov. 7, 2016, at the Greenwood Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Bowling Green, KY. She was born Aug. 4, 1936.
She leaves her loved ones to join her later. They are two sons, Jim (Karen) and Mike Riggsbee, and one daughter, Melody Jewell (Lewis) Burns, all of Bowling Green, KY. Roberta also leaves four grandchildren, Luke and Matt Burns, and Sarah Burns and Chrissy (David) White, all of Bowling Green, KY; three great grandsons, Jacob Burns, Dylan and Mason White, all of Bowling Green, KY; and one great granddaughter, Jamie Lou Burns of Bowling Green, KY. Roberta also leaves two brothers, Steve Williams of Cookville, TN, and Roger Williams of Lithonia, GA; two sisters, Dian (David) Boles of Cookville, TN, and Connie Poff of Clarksville, TN; along with nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Roberta was preceded in death by her parents, Bob and Jewell Williams, and one brother, Tommy Williams.
Known affectionately as Mrs. Bert, she moved to Lake Tansi, TN, in 1996. She and her husband, Leon, were active in the Tansi P.O.A. Leon died on July 20, 2008. They had been married 16 years. Mrs. Bert was manager at Tansi Marina for 15 years; she also served as a hostess to the Lake Tansi Country Club for nine years. She was loved by all residents and regular out of town visitors. They will all miss her.
The visitation for Roberta will be held Thursday, Nov. 12, 2016, at the Cone Funeral Home (1510 Campbell Ln., Bowling Green, KY) from 4 until 7 p.m. and also on Friday, Nov. 12, 2016, from 9 a.m. until the time of service. The funeral celebrating Roberta's life will be Friday, Nov. 11, 2016, at 10 a.m. at the Cone Funeral Home Chapel.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Cone Funeral Home.
Published on November 9, 2016
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