Vermelle Florence (Rucker) Roberts


Vermelle Florence (Rucker) Roberts, 92, of Delhi, formerly of Houston, passed away Dec. 16 in Smithville, Texas. She was born on Jan. 21, 1912 in Bruceville, Texas to William Joseph and Blanche (Jones) Rucker.

She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, Clayton B. Roberts; son, Don Roberts; five brothers, Glenn, Vernon, Paul, Oran and Jack Rucker; and two siste

rs, Geneva Emmert and Bernice Durham.

She is survived by her son, Jim Roberts of Rosanky; granddaughters, Evelyne Walts and husband Chris of Round Rock and Donna Harwell and husband Mike of Houston; brother, Payne Rucker of Dallas; great-grandchildren, Travis and Garrett Walts and Sydney and Kyle Harwell as well as numerous nieces and nephews and an extended family of loving friends.

Visitation was held at 2 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 19 at McCurdy Funeral Home. Services were held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 21 at the Chapel of the Chimes at Brookside Memorial Park in Houston, Texas. Interment followed at the Brookside Memorial Park, Victor Rucker officiating.

Arrangements under the care of McCurdy Funeral Home, 105 E. Pecan St., Lockhart, Texas 78644, 512-398-4791.


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