Mrs. Myrna Roberts
January 23, 2017
Myrna Eidson Roberts, 80, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017. Myrna grew up in Atlanta and graduated from Grady High School and later from LaGrange College. Myrna met her husband, Larry B. Roberts, at LaGrange College. Larry is a retired United Methodist minister. During their ministry, they served faithfully at numerous churches across South Georgia. Myrna worked most of her life as a teacher and bookkeeper. She is survived by her husband, Larry; her three children, Denise (Mike) Wilson, Julie (Mike) Bostardi and Ben Roberts; her sister, Mildred (Mike) McAffee; five grandchildren, Robert (Jessica) Wilson, Brian Wilson, and Greg, Christopher and Samantha Bostardi; brother-in-law, Gary (Barbara) Roberts; sister-in-law, Jolene (Arthur) Tanner; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Services were held Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, at McMullen Funeral Home in Columbus, Georgia with Reverend Dr. James T. Pennell officiating. Burial followed at Parkhill Cemetery. An additional memorial service was held Saturday, Jan. 21 at First United Methodist Church in Waynesville with Reverend Dr. Garland Young and Reverend Dr. James T. Pennell officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Myrna’s honor to First United Methodist Church of Waynesville, PO Box 838, Waynesville, NC 28786, or to the Lake Junaluska Assembly, PO Box 67, Lake Junaluska, NC 28745.