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Jewel Nichols Roberts, 85 of Salisbury, passed away on Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at the Lutheran Home at Trinity Oaks. Jewel was born on September 11, 1928 in Switchback, WV, daughter of the late Hobert M. and Louise Beame Nichols.
Jewel was educated in the McDowell County, WV school system, and was a graduate of Piedmont Baptist College in Winston Salem. She retired from Cartex Mills after 25 years as a Personnel Manager. Jewel was a charter member of Milford Hills Baptist Church, she was a member of the Baptist Women and taught Sunday School for years.
In addition to her parents Jewel is preceded in death by her husband, Johnny Lee Roberts, Sr.; and a brother Grady Nichols.
Survivors: Jewel is survived by her children, Johnny “Lee” Roberts, Jr. and wife Cathy of Lexington and Melinda R. Adams and husband Bruce of Greensboro. Grandchildren, Jason Roberts and wife Blaine of Eugene, OR and Jessica Roberts and fiancee Bryce Harrison of Lexington.
Per Jewels wishes the family will have a private Memorial Service at a later date.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Alzheimer’s Association 3800 Shamrock Drive Charlotte NC 28215.
Carolina Cremation of Salisbury and Charlotte is assisting the Roberts family. Online condolences may be made at www.carolinacremation.com.