Leezella Roberts, 76, a lifelong resident of Whitesburg, passed away Wednesday December 11, 2019. She was a 1961 graduate of Whitesburg High School. She was a longtime member of Whitesburg First Baptist Church, where her husband, John Roberts, served as a deacon for many years. She also attended the church of her childhood Russellville Baptist Church. She was an employee of Magnavox through the late 1960s into the 1970s, and was a substitute teacher in the Hamblen County School System for over 25 years.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 46 years, John Everette Roberts; her parents, W. L. and Lydia Skelton Greene; brothers, Elmer and Carson Greene; sister, Bessie Moss, brothers-in-law, Carl and Jim Roberts; and sister-in-law, Jean Thompson.

She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, William Everette (Savanna) Roberts of Powell; daughter and son-in-law, Lora Lee (Alex) Williams of Whitesburg; granddaughters, Ella Williams and Ava and Lillian Roberts; brothers, Marvin, Bob, Esco, and Jimmy Greene; sisters, Wilma Fox and Cathy Steele; sister-in-law Patsy Gass; and several nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be 3 p.m., Sunday December 15 in Hamblen Memory Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, make donations to Serenity House, 421 North High St., Morristown, TN 37814.

Arrangements by Allen Funeral Home

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