Baby Ruth Henderson Roberts, 86, a resident of Orange Park, Florida, and a long time resident of Pearl, Mississippi passed away October 4, 2019. Ruth was born March 23, 1933, in Raleigh, Mississippi the only child of Reuben and Vera Henderson. She retired as a Nurse, working at Rankin General Hospital up until her retirement. She lived the rest of her life enjoying her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Ruth was preceded in death by her husband, William Truitt Roberts and her granddaughters, Casey M. Roberts and Alicia Ann Lockhart.
Ruth is survived by her children; De Wayne (Neva) Roberts, Ruthie Lou Ann (Michael) Lockhart, Reuben Glenn (Evelyn) Roberts and Kenneth Ray (Sandy) Roberts; grandchildren, Kendra McIntyre, Justin Roberts, Catlin Ratliff, Shannon Maria Lockhart, William Michael Dwain Lockhart, Ben Roberts, Rachael Page, Chris Carter, Dashia Roberts, and Shaina Roberts; many great-grandchildren as well as numerous other family members and friends .
A visitation will be held Friday, October 11, 2019 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and a funeral service will be held Saturday, October 12, 2019 at 12 noon, both at Baldwin-Lee Funeral Home, 3780 Highway 80 East, Pearl, Mississippi 39208. Burial will take place immediately following the funeral service at Floral Hills Memory Gardens, 4111 Highway 80 East, Pearl, Mississippi 39208.
Services entrusted to Aaron and Burney Bivens Funeral Home, 529 Kingsley Avenue, Orange Park, FL 32073, (904) 264-1233.