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Roberta Williams

April 3, 1952 — October 5, 2022

New Iberia

Roberta Williams

 

 

On Wednesday, October 5, 2022, Roberta Grace Williams passed away at the age of 70.

 

"Birdie," or "Aunt Bertie," as she was affectionately called by family, was a graduate of Louisiana State University and an award-winning elementary school teacher who inspired students in New Iberia area schools for thirty years. She loved to serve others in her community, and could often be found tutoring children, stuffing Christmas stockings for underprivileged families, or crocheting hats for hospital patients. Ms. Williams was a member of the American Business Women's Association, the Friends of the Library, Iberia Association of Educators and was a longtime active member of the First United Methodist Church of New Iberia. She also enjoyed photography and woodworking.

 

Roberta was preceded in death by her father Robert Ensign Williams, her mother Iola Vera Faulk, her brothers Clarence Terrell Williams and Robert Charles Williams, and her nephew Derek Williams.

 

She is survived by her brother, Roy Williams, niece Gretchen Williams Raley, niece Ashley Williams, nephew Matthew Williams, five great-nieces and nephews, and numerous cousins and friends.

 

The funeral service will be held on Sunday, October 16, 2022 at First United Methodist Church of New Iberia, 119 Jefferson Street at 2:00 pm, with visitation at the church from 1:00 pm. 

 

Burial will follow the service at Ebenezer Cemetery in Ebenezer.

 

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Roberta’s honor to the Boys and Girls Club of New Iberia,  https://www.bgcadadiana.com/new-iberia-club

 

Pellerin Funeral Home, 502 Jefferson Terrace Blvd, New Iberia, LA 70560 (337-365-3331)

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Visitation

Sunday, October 16, 2022

1:00 - 2:00pm (Central time)

First United Methodist Church of New Iberia

119 Jefferson St, New Iberia, LA 70560

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Funeral Service

Sunday, October 16, 2022

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First United Methodist Church of New Iberia

119 Jefferson St, New Iberia, LA 70560

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