Evelyn Sue Roberts, 92, died December 18, 2020, at Life Care Center of Athens, from a short but valiant struggle with COVID-19.
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Evelyn was a lifelong resident of Clearwater Road, Athens, TN and was a daughter of the late Arnold and Sue Small Russell. Evelyn was preceded in death by her husband of 68 years, Gus (GT) Roberts, as he was known at the shop, and her beloved grandson, Russell Roberts.
She is remembered as a vibrant, warm, and generous woman who loved nothing more than a bustling Casino.
Evelyn is survived by her son Thomas (Bud) Roberts and his wife Kay, step-granddaughter Leslie, and Leslie's family Ty, Tate, and Blaine, her nephew, Joe Roberts and his wife Carol and their children Lauren and Justin. She also leaves behind some wonderful caregivers, Melba Keller who was loved like a sister, Rebecca, Billie, and Bea, and the wonderful Staff at Morning Pointe.
No service will be held at this time because of the pandemic. In honor of Evelyn and her premature death from COVID-19, please wear a mask and social distance.