Rosetta G. Roberson 1977-2008 NILES — Rosetta G. Roberson, 30, of 989 Anderson County Road, Apt. 449, Palestine, Texas, died Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2008, at the residence of her uncle. A cause of death is pending. She was born Feb. 26, 1977, in Ravenna, a daughter of Kenneth D. and Pearl E. Duley Downs Sr. She is survived by her mother of Niles; her father of Leavittsburg; her husband, John Patrick Roberson; four sons, William Coy Smith and George Christopher Smith, both of Olive Hill, Ky., and Alex and Thomas Boyard, both of Florida; a daughter, Cheyenne Boyard of Florida; a brother, Kenneth Dale Downs Jr. of Niles; a stepbrother, Wayne Watson of Warren; and two stepsisters, Tiffany Watson of Warren and Shana Watson of Kentucky. Memorial services will be 3 p.m. Sunday at the Robert P. McDermott Memorial Home, where calling hours will be one hour prior to services.
Submitted by Linda Cheeks Pittano