Katie Ann Roberts



Katie Ann Lamb Roberts, 69, passed away quietly early Wednesday morning at Life Care Hospital of Rocky Mount. She was born December 12, 1947 to David Lamb and Katie Oliver Lamb.

She was a loving and devoted Christian, wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and sister. Her family and friends were her life. She enjoyed trips to the beach, the Pamlico River, and she loved listening to gospel music.

Katie was preceded in death by her late husband, Tommy Gray Roberts; her parents, and son-in-law, James (Jim) Smith IV.

Katie is survived by her son, Tommy Lee Roberts, of Pinetops; daughter Wanda Roberts Smith, of Tarboro; grandsons, Christopher Roberts (Stephanie), Steven Roberts (Jennifer), great grandson, Grayson Roberts (Noah Hand); sister, Shirley Ingram (Bill); sister-in-law, Shirley Riddick; extended sons, Donald Webb, Jerry Curtis; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends that will miss her dearly.

A Celebration of Katie’s Life will be held at Carlisle Funeral Home, Sunday, September 24, 2017 at 3:00 Pm, with the family receiving friends one hour prior to the service. The interment will follow in Pineview Cemetery in Pinetops.

Special thanks to the staff of Prodigy Transitional Rehab, of Tarboro, special friends Rosa Braddy, Voyce Hobgood, and many others.

Arrangements are by Carlisle Funeral Home, Inc., of Tarboro. Online condolences may be directed to the family by visiting www.carlislefuneralhome.com.