Mildred Davis Roberts

Mildred Davis Roberts of Quitman, Mississippi, passed away on Tuesday, May 12th, at Wisteria Manor.  She was ninety-seven years old. The graveside service was held on May 14th with Reverend Pam Randall officiating.  Honorary pallbearers were her five grandsons and close friend, Reverend Dennis Coats.  

Mildred was married to Vernon A. Roberts who preceded her in death.  She is survived by her children; Rose Longwitz Jackson (John R.), Johnny Roberts (Judy), and Al Roberts (Nancy).  She had five grandsons: Will Longwitz (Leigh Ann), Wes Longwitz (Ashley), Adam Roberts (Daphne), Ross Roberts (Bethany), and Davis Roberts. She was blessed with six great grandchildren. 

Mildred was a lifelong resident of Quitman and was a lifelong member of First United Methodist Church in Quitman where she was a member of the Fidelis Sunday School Class.  In her younger years, she taught Sunday School, Bible School, and was a member of the Lydia Circle.  She was employed by Quitman Schools where she taught second grade, first grade, and kindergarten.  She obtained her bachelor's degree from Belhaven College and her master's degree from William Carey College.

She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and child, and cherished these responsibilities which she carried out with unfailing love and grace.  The family requests that memorials be sent to First United Methodist Church. Online condolences can be given at


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