Violet Marie Roberts, age 93, of French Lick, Indiana, passed away on Wednesday, June 24, 2020, at the Springs Valley Meadows.

She was born in Martin County, Indiana, on March 29, 1927, to the late Ernest and Ellie (Gilbert) Holt.

Through the years she worked several jobs including running a truck stop in Salem, working at Crane, and she was a nurse’s aid at the Loogootee Nursing Center. She was also a homemaker.

Violet married Harry Jones at the age of 16. During their marriage of nearly 20 years, Violet and Harry had eight children. Violet was remarried on May 29, 1965, to Clinton Arthur Roberts, and they were married 55 years until his death on April 12, 2020.

Survivors include her children, Judy Reynolds, of Liberty, Kentucky; Ronnie Jones, of French Lick; and Debbie Smith, of Shoals; 27 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by five children, William Eugene, Kenneth Ray, Donna Lee, Sandra Sue, and Connie Lou.

Violet touched many lives and she will truly be missed.

A funeral service was held on Monday, June 29th, at 1:00 p.m., at the Cresthaven Funeral Ho-me, in Bedford.

Burial was made in the Crest-haven Memory Gardens.

Visitation was held from 11:00 a.m. until the service time on Monday.

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