James Horace Roberts
Published in The Birmingham
News on 6/29/2009
ROBERTS, JAMES HORACE,
age 63, of Dora, passed away Saturday, June 27, 2009.
He was a member of Bethel Baptist Church in Dora; was an avid softball
player and played professional baseball in the Los Angeles Dodgers organization
Funeral services will be Tuesday, June 30, 2009 at 2:00 pm in the New
Horizon Memorial Chapel. Rev. John Foles will officiate.
Burial will follow at Walker Memory Gardens in Jasper.
Visitation is Tuesday from 12:00 until 2:00 pm at the funeral home.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Horace Roberts and Doris Roberts
Cole; and a brother, Danny Roberts.
Survivors include his wife of 40 years, Tyra Roberts of Dora; son, Dameon
Blake Roberts of Dora; stepfather, Tommy Cole of Bagley; step brothers,
Tim Cole and wife Gina of Dora and Tommy Cole, Jr. of Bagley; and his
father and mother in law, Thomas and Sally Mayberry of Dora.
In lieu of flowers, the family request memorial donations be made to Bethel
Baptist Church-Building Fund, 7000 Bethel Rd., Dora, AL 35062.
New Horizon Memorial Funeral Home, Dora directing, 648-2323.