Mr. Justin Whitney Roberts, 21, of Salem, Ark., died on Saturday, May 28, 2011, at White River Medical Center. Mr. Roberts was born Oct. 7, 1989, in Jonesboro, to Floyd Wayne and Patricia Tice Roberts. Mr. Roberts was of the Baptist faith, worked for Cell Star, graduated from Harrisburg High School, loved children, enjoyed football, fishing, and swimming.
Survivors include his parents, Floyd and Patricia Roberts of Jonesboro; his wife, Jolene Vaughn Roberts of the home; one child, Baby Roberts of the home; one brother, Jeremy Clairday and wife Michelle of Harrisburg; and a host of other family and friends.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Friday, June 3, at the Faith Tabernacle United Pentecostal Church in Hoxie, Ark., with Rev. Jason Goad and Rev. Gary Brown officiating. The family received visitors Thursday, June 2, from 5:30-7 p.m. at the church under the direction of Faith Funeral Service of Manila.
The family has requested a private burial and disposition.