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Lenon A. Roberts Jr.

Mr. Lenon A. Roberts Jr. of New Jersey, formerly of Halifax County, died Thursday, March 8, 2012, in Brotmanville, N.J. at the age of 67.


Mr. Roberts was born in Halifax County on Sept. 19, 1944 to the late Mr. Lenon A. Roberts Sr. and Mrs. Lois Roberts. He was married to Mrs. Nora Reaves-Roberts and was a member of St. James Baptist Church. He also attended Friendship Baptist Church in Brotmanville.

Survivors include his wife of the home; three sons, Mr. Lenon A. Roberts III and wife LaRon of Mitchellville, Md., Mr. Otis Roberts and wife Monica of Lexington Park, Md. and Mr. Tyrone Newman and wife Emily of Millville, N.J.; two daughters, Mrs. Christi Hairston and husband Alvin of Waldorf, Md. and Mrs. Tonya L. Newman of Brotmanville; one sister, Mrs. Mattie Stoner and husband James of Scottsburg; 14 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.

In addition to his parents, one brother, Mr. Charles Levi Roberts; and his daughters, Ms. Carra Roberts and Ms. Robyn Roberts, also preceded him in death.

A memorial service for Mr. Roberts will be held Saturday, March 24, 2012, at 3 p.m. at St. James Baptist Church wit the Rev. Byrd Blackwell officiating.

The family will receive friends at the church Saturday.

Announcement is presented as a courtesy of Jeffress Funeral Home, South Boston.