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Graveside Service

Forest Lawn Cemetery
Monday January 6th, 2020

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Nannie Roberts

Nannie Glymph Roberts





Nannie Glymph Roberts, 97, of Fairview Road and widow of Frank Harley Roberts, Sr. passed away Friday, January 3, 2020, at NHC of Laurens on what would have been her parents 100th wedding anniversary.


Born in Newberry, SC she was a daughter of the late Dewey and Ollie Mae DeHines Glymph. Mrs. Roberts was a member of First United Methodist Church and retired after 30 years from Laurens Glass, Inc.


She is survived by: children, Barbara Brown of Laurens, Judy Lewis of Abbeville, and Frank Roberts, Jr. (Shelva) of Laurens; grandchildren, Darren Lewis (Natali) of Abbeville, Kelly Hillmann (Randy) of Laurens, Julie Lewis of Abbeville, Angie Broome (Stanley) of Abbeville, Chris Roberts (Holly) of Laurens, Brandon Roberts (Merial) of Laurens, and Neil Roberts (Danielle) of Laurens; great grandchildren, Gabriel Hillmann of Laurens, Christian Lewis (Anna Grace) of Abbeville, Jordan Broome of Abbeville, Hana Grace Lewis of Abbeville, Sydney Broome of Abbeville, Jordan Roberts of Laurens, Braelyn Roberts of Laurens, Aubree Roberts of Laurens, and Adalyn Roberts of Laurens; great-great grandson, Campbell Lewis of Abbeville; siblings, Reba Goldsmith of Greenville, Mack Glymph (Norma) of Union, and Olin Glymph (Barbara) of Newberry; and sister-in-law, Martha Glymph of Chapin.


She was predeceased by: sons-in-law, Thad Brown and Campbell Lewis, and a brother, Grady Glymph.


A graveside service will be held 3:00 p.m. Monday, January 6, 2020, at Forest Lawn Cemetery conducted by Rev. Alice MacKeil. The family will receive friends at the cemetery immediately following the graveside.


The family will be at their respective homes.


Memorials may be made to Shriners Hospitals for Children, 950 West Faris Road, Greenville, SC 



The family would like to thank all of the staff of NHC for their loving care of Mrs. Roberts.


Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.thekennedymortuary.com.

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Bobbie, Judy, and Frankie and family, I am sorry for Ms. Nannie's passing. I remember her from when I was a little girl and was your neighbor. My prayers go out to you.

Sandra Chestein Laws Jan 8 2020 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear about Mrs. Roberts. She was a very nice and wonderful lady. I have missed seeing her out working in her yard, she always kept it so nice. Our thoughts and prayers are with her family.

Cynthia Todd Jan 6 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Nannie Roberts

Carolynda Hall Thompson Jan 4 2020 12:00 AM

Bobbie & family my sympathy to you all! To Lose a Mother is one of the "pits" of life. Bobbie, Irias kept calling Neal, Frankie. She finally got it straight. Love to all.
Love, Sandra Turner Walker

Sandra T Walker Jan 4 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Nannie Roberts

Catherine Holder Jan 4 2020 12:00 AM

So sorry for loss of your mom. She was a gentle soul

Fay Jan 4 2020 12:00 AM

Please know how sorry I am hear of your loss. My prayers for all.

Nancy W Reece Jan 4 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Nannie Roberts

Phyllis Blackwell Jan 3 2020 12:00 AM