Virginia (Posey) Johnson Roberson, 95, of Marked Tree, passed away Monday, October 4, 2021 at the Woodbriar Nursing Home. She was born on August 2, 1926 in Philadelphia, MS to Coley and Cora (Sharpe) Posey. After graduation from Marked Tree High School, she was recruited by The Famous Redheads and played the 1945-46 season before returning to Marked Tree. Virginia retired from E. Ritter Telephone Company after almost 50 years. She was a member of The First Baptist Church of Marked Tree. She enjoyed traveling, gardening, needlework and was an avid reader, but most of all enjoyed her family and friends.
Virginia was preceded in death by her parents; husband of 11 years, Eldon Roberson; 3 brothers; 4 sister and a granddaughter.
Those left to cherish the memories of this amazing woman includes her sons, Jimmy Johnson of Strong, AR and Mike Johnson of Marked Tree; daughter, Susan Johnson Macefe of Marked Tree and a step daughter, Wanzor (Dennis) Wilks of Smyrna, TN; 7 grandchildren and 2 step grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren and 3 step great grandchildren; a sister, Joyce (Fred) Benham; sister-in-law, Ursula Posey of Fayetteville, AR; as well as many nieces and nephews that she adored.
A Memorial service will be held Friday, October 15, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. and visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. at Marked Tree Church of God 114 Allyn Street, Marked Tree, Arkansas.
Brother Patrick Tucker will officiate the service.
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