Frances Eloise Chumley Roberts died peacefully at her home in Boaz, Alabama on December 3, 2020. A private family service will be held to celebrate her life. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Macon Adair Roberts her son, Jeffery Adair Roberts and her son-in-law, Dr. Edward Dowling Hillard. She leaves her daughters Deborah Anne Roberts Hillard (Philip Reich, II), Carol Lynne Roberts Evans, and Lisa June Roberts Brockway; her grandchildren: Holland Macon Hillard, Edward Dowling Hillard Jr. (Caroline), Lindsay Evans Eppihimer (Brandon), Lauren Adair Evans, and Tripp Brockway (Lyn); her great-grandchildren: Holland Macon Warr, Hillard Harbin Warr, Jefferson Edward Tozzi, Edward Dowling Hillard, III, Hampton Wade Hillard, Ava Sophia Eppihimer, Isla Grace Eppihimer, and Isabella Rose Eppihimer; and her niece, Vickie Robinson Griffith.
Mrs. Roberts was born April 15, 1926 in Crossville to Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Melton Chumley (Ora Mae Gilbreath), who along with her siblings: Kermit Panscal Chumley, Vera Elizabeth Chumley Barnett, Myrtle Marie Chumley Gardner, Omatine Chumley Robinson, and Billy Baxter Chumley, precede her in death.
“Weezie,” as she was affectionately known, was by her husband’s side in their furniture and real estate businesses until retirement. She was an active member of First Baptist Church of Boaz; an avid reader; and a loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother.
The family would like to thank her caregivers and Hospice. In lieu of flowers, they request any considerations to be sent to First Baptist of Boaz’s Building Fund, Second Chance Animal Shelter, or Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation: 105 Westpark Dr. #415, Brentwood, TN 37027.
A celebration of her life will be held at a later time due to the pandemic.