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Dortha Mae Roberts

Dortha Mae Roberts, 91 of Philpot, passed away on September 7, 2021 at Heartland Villa in Lewisport.  She was born on March 22, 1930 in Hancock County to the late Virgil and Rose Morris.  Dortha is a member of Pellville Baptist Church and of the Hancock County Senior Citizens.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Marvin Lee Roberts, Sr.; two sons, Marvin Lee Roberts Jr. and Roger Dale Roberts; two sisters, Ozetta Purcell and Rosetta Worth; three brothers, James Vernon, Phillip, and M.J. Morris; and daughter-in-law, Nancy Faye Roberts.

Survivors include her daughter, Trina (Rick) Brown; son, Ervin (Nancy) Roberts; six grandchildren, Robbie (Stephanie) Roberts, Todd (Sara) Roberts, Heath (Robyn) Brown, Drew Brown, Brandy (Mandy) Bradley, Preston (Crystal) Ball; 11 great-grandchildren, Chastity, Madison, Morgan, Paige, Mackenzie, Emma, Maggie, Macy, Leland, Kyleigh, Samson, and one baby girl on the way; five great-great-grandchildren, Izzy, Penelope, Reid, Leighton, Cami; brother, Ervin Morris; two sisters, Diana Bell and Brenda (Fred) Payton; and sister-in-law, Billie May.

Services will be at 11:00 am Friday, September 10, 2021 at Pellville Baptist Church, 12160 KY 2181, Hawesville, KY 42348.  Burial will be in Pellville Cemetery.  Visitation is from 3:00-7:00 pm Thursday at Cecil Funeral Home and after 9:00 am Friday at Pellville Baptist Church.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Pellville Cemetery, 12160 KY 2181, Hawesville, KY 42348
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