September 15, 2021

Dorothy Marie Roberts, age 81, of Norton, VA passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 8, 2021 at Heritage Hall Nursing Home in Wise, VA. She was born, March 24, 1940 to the late Walter and Marie Flanary. Dorothy loved to garden, canning, cooking and her flowers. She was a wonderful cook and kept everyone together, especially for dinner. She attended East Park Avenue Church faithfully and loved her church family.
In addition to her parents, Dorothy is preceded in death by, her son, Keith Roberts; three sisters, JoAnn Collins, Peggy Shupe and Betty Moore; and one brother, Evert Flanary.

Dorothy is survived by her husband, Bobby Gene Roberts of the home; her son, Jeff Roberts and wife, Teresa of Norton, VA; her grandchildren, Austin Roberts and wife Kelly of Abingdon, VA, Dillen Roberts and wife Kayla of Norton, VA; two great-grandchildren, Tucker Roberts of Abingdon, VA and Scotland Roberts of Norton, VA; two brothers, Walter Junior Flanary and wife Ruth of Dale City, VA and Ronald Chub Flanary and wife Virginia of Christiansburg, VA; several nieces, nephews and friends.

Upon her request a memorial service will be held at a later date at East Park Avenue Baptist Church in Norton, VA.

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Holding Funeral Home is serving the family of Mrs. Dorothy M. Roberts.