June 30, 2013
Lavata Williams Roberts, age 75, of Lafollette, TN formerly of Harlan, KY passed away on Sunday, June 30, 2013 from her temporary home here on earth to her eternal home in Heaven. She was born March 24, 1938 in Harlan to the late Reverend Andy and Ulla Burgan Campbell. Mrs. Roberts impacted many lives with her singing along the way beginning at the Loyall Church of God, then the Harlan Church of God and ended her singing of praise in Lafollette, TN where she had her own local TV program for years teaching people about Jesus. Besides her parents, she is preceded in death by her sister,Sallie Scott, a nephew, Howard Scott, and husband, Lloyd Roberts. She leaves to mourn her passing her son and daughter-in-law,David and Brenda Williams, her grandsons, Andrew and Steven Williams, all fromTroy, Ohio; sister Carrie Lou Howard and husband, Murph Howard, of Rosspoint,KY; sister Dennie Mae and husband, David Farmer; nephews Tim and Russ Farmer of Eaton, Ohio; great niece Yolanda Scott Young and husband Jimmy “Jim” Young, and their children Sidney and Dylan,daughter Nora Ann Williams Sharp and her children Sarah and Jonathan of Campellsville, KY. Also a special friend to the end she loved like a daughter,Katie Goins, of Lafollette, TN. The Lord put Katie in her life as an angel from above who cared for her with endless compassion seeing she had what she needed,bringing food daily, spending countless hours giving emotional support during her sickness never missing a day seeing she was cared for and the family willnever be able to repay her. Thank you, Katie, from the bottom of our hearts for all you did comforting Mom over the years. While being married to Lloyd Roberts, Lavata gained a son, Jeff and wife, Rev. Darlene Roberts and family of Wallins, KY. Visitation will be 11AM to 1PM Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at Mount Pleasant Funeral Home. Funeral will be at 1PM at the chapel of Mount Pleasant with the Rev. Darlene Roberts officiating. Burial will be at Resthaven Cemetery with friends and family serving as pallbearers.
Lavata Williams Roberts, age 75, of Lafollette, TN formerly of Harlan, KY passed away on Sunday, June 30, 2013 from her temporary home here on earth to her eternal home in Heaven. She was born March 24, 1938 in Harlan to the late Reverend Andy... View Obituary & Service Information
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