Wanda L. (Henson) Roberts

July 15, 1936 ~ November 11, 2021 (age 85)


Wanda L. Roberts, 85, passed away Thursday, November 11, 2021, at her home in Jackson.
She was born July 15, 1936, in Cape Girardeau, to Edward and Eva Choate Henson. She and Lloyd A. "Lefty" Roberts were married July 7, 1956, at the parsonage of Red Star Baptist Church in Cape Girardeau. Two children were born to their union, Terri and Dan. They had been married 63 years when Lefty passed away September 26, 2019.
Wanda was a graduate of Cape Central High School. Her employment included Rigdon's Laundry and Cape Osteopathic Hospital, both in Cape Girardeau.
Wanda was faithful to her Lord through Christian service. She was a member of Shawnee Hills Baptist Church in Jackson and a former member of Bethany Baptist Church in Cape Girardeau. She enjoyed teaching Sunday school in the Jr. Dept. and serving as a G.A. and VBS leader.
Loving survivors include two children, Terri (Lee) Baker of Cape Girardeau and Dan (Karen) Roberts of Millersville; two grandchildren, Robert Arlan Flannery and Chance Joe Dalton Roberts; and a great-grandchild, Rees LaRae Flannery.
She was preceded in death her husband and her parents.
Visitation is from 10 to 11 a.m., Saturday, November 13, 2021, at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson.
The funeral is at 11 a.m., Saturday, November 13, 2021, at the funeral home, with the Rev. Don Estes officiating. Burial will follow at New Lorimier Cemetery in Cape Girardeau.
In lieu of flowers, the family appreciates memorial donations to Shawnee Hills Baptist Church or Crown Hospice.
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November 13, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
McCombs Funeral Home & Cremation Center
640 West Independence Street
Jackson, MO 63755

Funeral Service
November 13, 2021

11:00 AM
McCombs Funeral Home & Cremation Center
640 West Independence Street
Jackson, MO 63755

November 13, 2021

12:00 PM
New Lorimier Cemetery
835 Caruthers St.
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701


Shawnee Hills Baptist Church
1204 Brandom Street, Jackson MO 63755
Tel: 1-573-243-1078

Crown Hospice
2848 Professional Court, Cape Girardeau MO 63703
Tel: 1-573-335-4800

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