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Gilmer Roberts

Gilmer Roberts, age 91, of Morristown, passed away Sunday morning, September 11, 2016 at his home. 

He was an avid Kentucky Wildcats Basketball fan, and he loved shotguns and squirrel hunting. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, Will and Usley Newsome Roberts; son, Woodrow Roberts; twin

brothers, Mose and Mac Roberts; brother, Woodrow Roberts; and step-daughter, Sonya Swafford.

He is survived by his wife, Laquata Joyce Roberts; step-daughter, Rhonda (Tommy) Ashburn, Hixson; step-son, Franklin Land Jr., Dunlap; step-grandchildren, Chris Brown, Dunlap and Ciara (Matt) Davis, Whitwell; and two nephews.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, September 14 in the funeral home chapel with Bro. Lanny Tate officiating. Burial was in Sequatchie County Memorial Gardens. 

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Standefer-Reed Funeral Home of Dunlap was in charge of arrangements.

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