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Barbara Jean Roberts

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“Barbara was a wonderful co-worker, my prayers are with the family. ”
1 of 2 | Posted by: WILLIE LUCAS - SUMTER, SC

“Know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. Make your memories of Barbara and God's everlasting grace and mercy sustain you and grant you peace...Read More »
2 of 2 | Posted by: Tawanna Goodine - Columbus, OH


Barbara Jean Roberts was born January 9th 1946 in Hartsville, South Carolina to the late Jess and Janie Mae Lighty. She was a hard worker with strong determination, and was dearly loved throughout the Hartsville community. Her 20 years at Hardees allowed her to touch the lives of many young and old alike, and to those who affectionately knew her, she was called "Fred, and so were you! Regardless of what the situation was, or how you were feeling, Barbara Jean always had a way of making you smile, and was never at loss for something witty or funny to say. Barbara Jean loved here family, and stood by them through thick and thin. She leaves to morn her three children, Bozie C. (Lynn) Ervin, Nadine C. Mack (Penny) and James A. Roberts (Anthony). Grand daugther, Anna Louise Ervin, two great-granddaughters, Kierra and Jakala Ervin, eight sisters, Celestine Allen, Jessie Striggles, Patricia (Sidney) Josey, Daisy (Scotty) Jackson, Blondell Lighty, Betty Samuel and Gussie Murphy. One brother, Albert (Grace) Lighty and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.