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Margaret Athelea Crawford Roberts
(February 23, 1937 – January 22, 2013)

A resident of the Spring Creek community, Margaret Roberts passed away peacefully at Hood Memorial Hospital in Amite, Louisiana on January 22, 2013. She was 75 years of age, born February 23, 1937, in McComb, Mississippi. She was a member of Spring Creek Baptist Church. She is survived by two sons and daughter-in-laws, Dwayne and Tammie Roberts of Kentwood, Louisiana and Andy and Vicky Roberts of Bogue Chitto, Mississippi; her grandchildren, Justin Roberts and wife, Megan, Brody Roberts and fiancé, Brandee Peek, Barry Roberts, Shaun Roberts, James Archer, Angel Dearman and husband, John, Curtis Archer and wife, Amanda, Ben Nelson and wife, Tonya; numerous great-grandchildren; a sister, Crawford Fairburn, and a brother, Russell Crawford and wife, Marilyn. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Fred Roberts, and parents, George and Flora Crawford. Pallbearers will be grandsons and nephews. Special thanks to Kentwood Manor Nursing Home, Hood Hospital, Spring Creek Crossroads, Tommy Simmons, and the entire Kentwood Fire and Rescue team, Dr. Danny Smith, and a special niece, Becky Crawford. Visitation will be at McKneely Funeral Home in Kentwood, Louisiana from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday January 23 and after 9 a.m. on Thursday January 24 at Spring Creek Baptist Church with religious services following at 11 a.m. conducted by Dr. Danny Smith. Interment will be in Spring Creek Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Spring Creek Baptist Church building fund. For an online guestbook, visit

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