Jimmy Edd “J.E.” Roberson
October 7, 1932 – April 17, 2018
J. E. Roberson
New Albany—Jimmie Edd ‘J. E.’ Roberson, 85, died Monday, April 17, 2018, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. He was born October 7, 1932, in Tippah County to Robert Lee and Mattie Frances Crofford Roberson. He was a retired mechanic and antiques dealer. He was a Baptist.
Services will be at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, April 19, at United Funeral Service with Bro. Bobby Butler and Bro. Chris Jordan officiating. Burial will be in Glenfield Memorial Park. United Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements.
He is survived by his wife: Ella Mae Windham Roberson; 2 daughters: Judy Tallant (Larry) of Ecru and Christy Richey (Greg) of New Albany; 3 sons: Jimmy Wayne Roberson (Pam) of Myrtle, Rickey Roberson of New Albany, and Steve Roberson (Brenda) of Ecru; 1 sister: Tommye Laster of Savannah, TN.; 10 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; 1 daughter: Frances Roberson; and 4 sisters: Pauline Dixon, Mary Bell Akins, Jamie Bryant, and Virgie Murry.
Pallbearers will be Lee Tallant, Austin Richey, Payton Richey, Ethan Richey, Gary Chism, Dan Richey, Joel Matthews, and Chuck Barnes.
Visitation will be from 5:00-8:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 18, at United.