Mary A. Roberts, 87, of Ashland, passed away peacefully Friday morning, June 16, 2017, at Kingston of Ashland after an extended illness.
Mary was born May 7, 1930, in Nashville, the daughter of Frank and Virgie (ne Bell) Martin. She was a 1948 graduate of Nashville High School and lived in Loudonville most of her life.
On June 26, 1948, she married Willard Roberts, who passed away in 1997. Mary and her late husband owned and operated Roberts Well Drilling in Loudonville for many years. She enjoyed craft shows, working crossword puzzles and word search games and was an avid bowler.
She is survived by five daughters, Linda (Jim) Derr of Woodland Park, Colorado, Judy (Cart) McClenathan of Elkview, West Virginia, June Kurtz, Sharon (Ron) Hughes and Teresa Noe, all of Ashland; 16 grandchildren, which include Bill (Miyuki) Derr, Steve (Carla) Derr, Marlo (Justin) Chaney, Janice (Dustin) Birky, Margaret (Nathan) Miracle, Greg (Jessica) Derr, Sascha Mathews, Jay (Jessica) McClenathan, Ryan McClenathan, Gabe Parsons, Derek (Kayla) Conway, Adam Kurtz, Carrie Studer, Nathan Riffel, Amber (Jeff) Tolliver and Dustin (Tiffany) McClure; 30 great-grandchildren; brother, Jack Martin of Big Prairie; sisters, Francis Joann Miller of Perrysville and Nancy Arnholt of Big Prairie; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and an infant son and daughter.
Private family services will be 1 p.m. today, June 20, 2017, followed by graveside services at 2 p.m. in Greenlawn Cemetery, Perrysville.
Lindsey Funeral Home, Loudonville, is assisting the family with arrangements.
Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.byerly-lindsey.com.