Carolyn (Moody) Roberson

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A memorial service celebrating the life of Carolyn Moody Roberson of Emerald Bay is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017 at 2 p.m. at Emerald Bay Community Church in Bullard. Carolyn went to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, July 30, 2017.

Carolyn was born on February 17, 1935 to the late Odes M. and Opal Lee Moody in Borger, Texas. She was raised in Baytown, Texas, attended and graduated from Robert E. Lee High School in 1953. She attended Texas State University studying music.

She married the love of her life Donald "Roby" Roberson in 1955 and they moved many places making friends everywhere they lived while he was an engineer with Dresser Industries for 14 years. After Roby changed his career to a real estate broker, they settled in Houston for 23 years before moving to Emerald Bay in 1993.

Carolyn had a deep and personal faith in Jesus Christ since childhood. She faithfully served God through the years by singing in choir, leading children's choirs, and teaching Sunday school. She had an unending desire to have a deep relationship with Christ and faithfully studied His Word through church bible studies and Bible Study Fellowship. She courageously and graciously battled rheumatoid arthritis and related complications for over 40 years.

Carolyn had an unconditional love for her family, loved being a homemaker, mother and grandmother. She loved being in her garden with the flowers and birds and spending that time with the Lord. Each member of her family knew they were being prayed for daily. Carolyn was known for faithfully sending cards with words of encouragement to family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband of 51 years, and her grandson, Kyle Andrew Roberson.

She is survived by her son Donald Keith Roberson of Magnolia, son Roger Craig Roberson and wife Trina of Spring; and daughter, Karen Kay Parmlee and husband Stan of Emerald Bay. Also surviving Mrs. Roberson is her sister Shirley Shanks of The Woodlands and her grandchildren.

Memorials may be made in the name of Carolyn Roberson to Emerald Bay Community Church, 160 LaSalle Rd., Bullard, 75757 or to the Hospice of East Texas, 4111 University Blvd., Tyler, 75701.
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Published in Tyler Morning Telegraph on Aug. 4, 2017
Carolyn Roberson
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