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Barbara Jane Roberson

Barbara Jane Roberson, 85, of Pikeville, Tennessee died Sunday, January 28, 2024.

She was a member of First Southern Baptist Church, a 1957 graduate of Bledsoe County High School, and a member of the Sunny Side Home Demonstration Club. Barbara loved being with her family, helping at the church, cooking, and sewing. Barbara was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother who will be truly missed by many family and friends. Not only did she raise her five children, she helped in earlier years raising her siblings, and later helped with mothering her nieces, nephews, and grandchildren.

Barbara was preceded in death by her loving husband of 58 years, Maxey Dion Roberson; parents, James and Juanita Boring Humble; brother-in-law, Booty Chase.

Left behind to cherish her memory are her children, Kent (Lisa) Roberson, Terry (Tanya) Roberson, Robby (Tonya) Roberson, Susan (Allen) Thurman, Brad (Carisa) Roberson; grandchildren, Jordan (Chad) Mansfield, Scarlett (Brent) Measles, Whitney (Matt) McCoy, Ashton (Brady) Heard, Tyler Roberson, Haleigh (Chase) Coffman, Adam Roberson, Brandon (Catherine) Thurman, Bryer Roberson, Bayless Roberson; great-grandchildren, Bailey Carroll, Charis and Chase Mansfield, Beck and Lennon McCoy, Hallie Jo Heard, Darcy Thurman, and one more coming soon; siblings, Jo Chase, Vivian (Doc) Sharrow, Sammy (Sue) Humble, Kay (Don) Holland, James Edward (Jane) Humble, Nancy (Robert) Worthington; several nieces, nephews, cousins, and a host of friends.

A celebration of Barbara’s life will be held at 1:00 p.m. CST Thursday, February 1, 2024 in the funeral home chapel with Bro. Jim Whitaker officiating. Burial will be in the Roberson Family Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. CST Wednesday, January 31, and 11:00 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.

Condolences can be made at

Pikeville Funeral Home was entrusted with arrangements.

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