Betty Loraine Roberts, 75, of the Midway Community, passed from this life on Wednesday, February 18, 2015, at her residence. She was born December 19, 1939 in Alexandria to the union of her parents, Isaac David and Beatrice Alpha Collins Thompson. Mrs. Roberts was a homemaker. Services were held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 21, in the chapel of Hixson Brothers Funeral Home of Jena with the Revs. Jerry Wilson and Denver McBroom officiating. Interment followed in the Hurricane Creek Cemetery under direction of Hixson Brothers, Inc. of Jena. Survivors include three daughters, Deborah Diane Roberts of Lafayette, D’Juana Beatrice Roberts and Delores
Ann Almond, both of Jena; a son, David Earl Roberts of St. Francisville; two sisters, JoAnn Boyd of Jena and Mary Sue Miller of Rogers; ten grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. Pallbearers were Byron Nugent, Shelton Nugent, David Richerson, Danny Boyd, Craig Boyd, and Leland Nobles.