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Leona Roberts

Leona Roberts, 92, of Pikeville, Tennessee, died Thursday, November 23, 2023.

She was a member of College Grove Church of Christ and retired from Bledsoe County Daycare. She was a 72-year resident of Lee Station. She loved to cook for her family every Sunday after church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James Max Roberts; sons, Johnny Roberts, Eddie Roberts and Jimmy Roberts; parents, J.O. Turner, Sr. and Liza Turner; sisters, Mary Tucker, Lucille Hargis, Lorene Smith, and Geneva Smith; and brother, Jib Turner.

She is survived by her children, Maxine Harwood, Tom (Peggy) Roberts, and Wanda (Barry) Yeargan, all of Pikeville; grandchildren, April (Caleb) Collier, Garrett (Tiffany) Yeargan and John (Brittany) Yeargan; several great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Services were held on Monday, November 27, at 2:00 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Bro. T.A. Smith officiating. Burial was in Pikeville Cemetery.

Online condolences can be made at

Arrangements are by Putnam-Reed Funeral Home, 1171 Main Street, Pikeville.

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