Roberta DeFord
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Visitation at Funeral Home

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Friday, May 10, 2019
Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home
314 E 2nd St.
Clarksdale, Mississippi, United States

Final Resting Place

Oakridge Cemetery
Lee Dr And Oakridge
Clarksdale, Mississippi, United States

Obituary of Roberta DeFord

Roberta Smith DeFord, 97, passed away Monday, May 7 in Starkville, MS. She was a longtime resident of Duncan, MS, and had moved to Starkville 3 years ago. She was a member of Duncan Baptist Church.

She was proceeded in death by her husband, J.E. DeFord and daughter, Carolyn Cash. Visitation will be Friday 1-1:30 at Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home in Clarksdale, MS, with service to follow there at 1:30. Burial will be at Oakridge Cemetery.

Mrs. DeFord enjoyed working in her yard and was known for growing beautiful roses and mowing with her John Deere mower up into her 80's.

Survivors include son Alvis DeFord (Donna) of Starkville. 4 grandchildren Michael (Anna) Cash, Lisa DeFord Anderson (Bill), Logan (Robin) DeFord, and Locke DeFord.

5 great grandchildren Jordan and Grey Cash, and Megan, Parker, and Pierce Anderson.

Memorials may be sent to Duncan Baptist Church.

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