Official Obituary of

Ellis Henry Roberts

June 2, 1932 ~ February 22, 2024 (age 91) 91 Years Old

Ellis Roberts Obituary

Ellis Henry Roberts, Sr., 91, passed away at his home in Carroll County February 22, 2024.  Graveside services are 2 P.M. Monday February 26, 2024 at Roberts Memorial Garden on Carroll County Road 231.

He was born to Staige Marie and Mavis Jewell Catledge Roberts, June 2, 1932, in Greenwood.  He graduated High School in Paynes, MS and attended the University of Southern Mississippi.  Ellis served in the US Air Force during the Korean War. He farmed cotton and soybeans and raised cattle and exotic animals.  He also owned and operated Roberts Septic Tank Service.  He volunteered for the MS Game and Fish Commission, The Mississippi Forestry Services and was instrumental in establishing the Mississippi Delta Hills Riding Club.

He is preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Louise Leonard Roberts, Two brothers, Johnny Greer Roberts, and Staige Marie Roberts Jr. He is survived by his children, Mary Louise “Penny” Hodge of Greenwood, Ellis Henry Roberts “Hank”, Jr of Carrollton, Danny Brice Roberts of Nashville, TN; grandchildren, Andrea Michelle Hodge Turner, Forrest Zane Hodge, Staige Ellis Roberts, Cheyenne Elise Roberts and three great grandchildren and one sister Mavis Rebecca Roberts Cook of Florence, SC. 

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Graveside Service
February 26, 2024

2:00 PM
Carroll County Road, Roberts Memorial Garden


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