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Verna Odean Roberson

Verna Odean Roberson, was born on August 28, 1922 in El Paso, Arkansas to the late Will and Martha Quattlebaum. The family moved to Joy, Arkansas and Verna graduated from Searcy High School. Verna passed away Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at the age of 92 after suffering a stroke and a fall in her home.
She was an excellent homemaker and an inspiration to her husband, children, and friends. She loved flowers and was the former president of the Amas de Casa and Cloverdale Garden Clubs. Verna was a Christian woman, strong in her faith and loved the Lord and her church. She will be missed by all who knew her.
In addition to her parents, Verna was preceded in death by her first husband, 2nd Lt. Douglas Faith, a B-17 Bomber pilot whose plane and crew went missing in action on November 11, 1944. Also preceding her in death was her second husband of 65 years, Jack Roberson; one infant son, John Leon Roberson; seven brothers, Marion, Connie, Bonnie, Clois, Denver, Doyle, and Ivan Quattlebaum; and one sister, Lorene Cole.
Verna is survived by two sons, Doug Faith, and Bruce Roberson; two daughters, Jacque Howell, and Sarah Roberson; five grandchildren, W. Doug Faith, Wesley Faith, Joanna Barker, Leslie Thompson and Lindsay Brown; six great grandchildren, Sadie Brown, Mazie Brown, Abigail Brown, Wally Faith, Emily Faith and Haden Faith; one sister, Rachel Cook; three half sisters, Kathy Kaiser, Judy Hoofman, and Terry Simon; two half brothers, Tom and Allen Quattlebaum; and one step sister, Ollie Bell.

Visitation will be from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Friday, December 12th at Searcy-McEuen Funeral Home with the funeral service immediately following at 10:30 a.m. in the funeral home chapel and interment following at Oakgrove Cemetery in Searcy.
In Lieu of Flowers the family request that a memorial be made to Park Avenue Baptist Church, 211 East Park Avenue, Searcy, Arkansas 72143.
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  • Visitation

    December 12, 2014
    9:30 AM to 10:30 AM

    Searcy-McEuen Funeral Home

    2616 S. Main St.
    Searcy, AR
    (501) 279-9300

  • Funeral Service

    December 12, 2014
    10:30 AM

    Searcy-McEuen Funeral Home

    2616 S. Main St.
    Searcy, AR
    (501) 279-9300


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Deepest sympathy to the family. Verna was a dear lady, a wonderful neighbor, and a beautiful person. We will miss her and will be praying for the family to be comforted in her loss.

Posted by Alice Jewell - neighbor   December 11, 2014

Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

I am so sorry to hear of Mrs. Roberson's passing. I know this is a very hard time and you all are in our thoughts and prayers every day. The family she has left behind is the proof of what a fantastic lady she was.

Posted by Larry Minasian - Fresno, CA - Friend   December 11, 2014

Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM