Bonnie Fae Roberts

Bonnie Fae Roberts was born June 26, 1933 in Shannon County, Missouri, to Willis and Etta Delight (Chaney) Barnes. She departed this life on July 6, 2020 in Birch Tree, Missouri, surrounded by her loved ones.

Bonnie graduated from Birch Tree High School in 1952 and was married to Billy G. Roberts on October 15, 1955.  After living in St. Louis for a time, the couple raised their family in Birch Tree, where Bonnie retired as Floor Supervisor for Tobin-Hamilton Shoe Manufacturing in 1981.

She was baptized in June, 2005 at Alley Springs, Missouri and regularly attended Pioneer Baptist Church in Birch Tree.  She was a talented cake decorator and enjoyed people watching and caring for her grandchildren.  Bonnie never gave up on the Publisher’s Clearing House Prize Patrol arriving on her doorstep.

Bonnie is preceded in death by her parents, Willis and Delight Barnes; husband, Billy G. Roberts; son, William Rodney Roberts; infant daughter, Ila Denise Roberts; and infant brother, Willis Glen Barnes.

Bonnie is survived by daughter, Lisa Schulte and husband, Tom, of Bryant, AR; sister-in-law, Susie Roberts of Couch, MO; granddaughter, Misty Walton and husband, Riley, of Birch Tree, MO; grandsons, Bucky Roberts and wife, Sylvia, of Birch Tree, MO, Thomas Schulte and Lucas Schulte, both of Bryant, AR and Mark Cavanaugh of Safford, AZ; eight great-grandchildren, Kyle, Hunter, Randen, Chloe, Reece, Abby, Rosaley, and Ryan; and one great-great-grandchild, Isla Jae, who always lit up her world.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday July 9, 2020 at Yarber Mortuary, Birch Tree, MO with Bro. Robert Gifford officiating. Visitation will begin at 9:30 a.m. prior to the service. Interment will be in Oak Grove Cemetery, Birch Tree, Missouri.  Memorials may be made in Bonnie’s memory to Oak Grove Cemetery.  Condolences may be expressed at www.yarbermortuary.com.