Frances Taylor Roberts

frances roberts

Rock Hill, SC
Frances Taylor Roberts, age 87, died Friday at Westminster Health and Rehabilitation Center.
A memorial service will held 2:00 PM Monday at Ebenezer Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church in Rock Hill. A graveside service will be 11:00 AM Tuesday at Cross Hill Cemetery in Carthage, NC. Visitation will follow each service.
Born in Recife, Brazil to missionary parents, George W. and Julia Pratt Taylor, moved to Clinton SC after the death of her father. She graduated from Mary Baldwin College and married Dan the same year. They spend the most of their adult life in Orangeburg SC where Frances was a Bible teacher and Sunday School teacher and was Woman of the Year for her work with the mentally handicaped. They retired to the Presbyterian Home in Columbia, SC.
She was preceded in death by: husband Dan Roberts, Sr., son John Roberts and brother, G. Aiken Taylor.

Survivors include: son- Dr. Daniel Roberts, Jr. of Richmond VA; daughters Fran Cope and husband, Marty, of Rock Hill SC, Julia Gibson and husband, Ned, of Asheville NC; sisters Julia Cushman of Chattanooga and Betty Copley of Newberry SC; 12 Grandchildren; 4 Great-grandchildren
In lieu of flowers memorials will made to Presbyterian Communities of SC, 2817 Ashland Road, Columbia, SC 29210.

Fry and Prickett Funeral Home in Carthage is serving the family.

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  1. Dear Family, I am so saddened to hear of your loss. Mrs. Roberts was a very special person to me. I’ll never forget her wit and laughter. She was a beautiful lady and will be deeply missed. May God shower you with blessings during this difficult time. Wit

  2. I have so many memories of Frances (and Dan). When we came to Orangeburg they were so kind and welcoming. I joined the choir and had many years of enjoyment with them in that way. When they left Orangeburg, they asked me to help them sell their house, and

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