Goldie Allie Jenkins Roberson

Published 10:58 am Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Mrs. Goldie Allie Jenkins Roberson, age 89, a resident of 812 N. Grimesland Bridge Road, Washington, passed away Sunday, June 9, 2019, at Vidant Medical Center.

A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 12, 2019, at Paul Funeral Home & Crematory of Washington and will be officiated by Pastor Jerry Waters. Burial will follow in Oakdale Cemetery. Tony Daniels, Kenneth Daniels, Jeff Woolard, Jeffrey Rouse, Levi Singell and Glenn Harris will serve as pallbearers.

Mrs. Roberson was born in Beaufort County on April 2, 1930, to the late Ramus and Rosa Hardy Jenkins. On Aug. 25, 1951, she married Jay Roberson, who preceded her in death on June 8, 2013. She attended Piney Grove Free Will Baptist Church. Mrs. Roberson truck farmed with her husband and was known to many as the “Collard Lady.”

Survivors include her son, Dennis Jay Roberson and wife Elizabeth, of Washington; three granddaughters, Lauren Singell and husband Levi, of Greenville, Caroline Roberson, of Greenville, Logan Roberson and fiancé Jeffrey Rouse, of Black Jack; one sister, Lillian Phillips, of Blounts Creek; and one brother, Otis Whisenant and wife Liz, of Chocowinity. She was preceded in death by her granddaughter, Ashley Denise Roberson; her stepfather, Hobart Whisenant; four sisters, Katherine Harris, Dorothy Singleton, Murtie Daniels, Hazel Jenkins; and two brothers, Fonzie Whisenant and Jason Whisenant.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to Dr. Frederick Teixeira, nurse Leanne Godley and the Palliative Care of Vidant Medical Center.

The family will receive friends Tuesday, June 11, 2019, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Paul Funeral Home & Crematory of Washington.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Vidant Health Foundation, PO Box 8489, Greenville, NC  27835.  A note should be included to specify the Palliative Care Unit.

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