OBITUARY: Melba Lois (King) Roberts


Melba Lois (King) Roberts, age 97 of Hendersonville, Tennessee passed away peacefully on March 11, 2022 at The Place at Crossfield.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Andrew James King and Nettie Lee Duke; husband Norman Taylor Roberts, and son, Dwight Taylor Roberts.

Melba is survived by her granddaughter; Dawn Roberts; a great-granddaughter; Madison Rayne Pardue; sister Shirley King Newton; nephews William L. Fuqua (Marila), Gerald R. Fuqua (Susan), Gary Michael Fuqua (Nancy), James H. King (Judy), Daniel F. King (Ann), Philip A. King (Darlene), Jonathan D. King, and several great-nephews and great-nieces.

A graveside service will be held at 2 pm on the afternoon of Wednesday, March 16, 2022 at Hendersonville Memory Gardens with Dr. Stephen Carlson officiating. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the start of the service at Hendersonville Funeral Home.

Melba was a member of Hendersonville First United Methodist Church. The family would like to extend a special thanks to Joseph and Fanny Laoyan of TPAC Cares.


For more obituaries visit