Mary Ella Thaxton Roberts
Mary Ella Thaxton Roberts, 95, of Granville County passed away Saturday, January 16, 2021 at her home.
Mary was born in Granville County to the late William Merritt Thaxton and Beulah Haithcock. She was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church and was a homemaker.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at 2:00 PM at Community Gardens Cemetery in Stem by Reverend David Herman. You may access the graveside service by clicking on the following link:
Graveside Service: https://vimeo.com/502343015
She leaves to cherish her memory a daughter, Patricia Hixson of Creedmoor; a son, David Roberts of Oxford; a sister, Sue Thaxton Woodlief of Durham; many grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ted Roberts; a granddaughter Gina Hixson; two children, Owen Roberts and Larry Roberts; three brothers, Ralph Thaxton, Thomas Thaxton and Dan Thaxton and her precious daughter-in-law Carol Roberts.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Granville County Animal Shelter at 5650 Cornwall Rd. Oxford, NC 27565.
Eakes Funeral Home will be following social distancing guidelines and ask that all in attendance wear a mask or appropriate face covering.