ANNIE RUTH CORNELIUS ROBERTS, age 95, Taits Gap, passed away at home surrounded by her beloved family on July 4, 2021. She was the daughter of Joel Wilson and Nellie Brothers Cornelius and was preceded in death by her husband Billy Ray Roberts; brothers Lonnie, Clarence, and Fred Cornelius. She was a member of Taits Gap Baptist Church.
She is survived by daughters Tamie Blythe (Richard) of Madison and Rhonda Dillard (Wray) of Florence; son Joel Brian Roberts (Sandy) of Gardendale; grandchildren Anna Dillard, Emily Dillard, Erin Blythe, and Kristen Hosey; great-grandchild Diane Renee Hosey; and brother Ernest M. Cornelius.
The family received friends at Taits Gap Baptist Church Wednesday, July 7, at 1 p.m.; funeral service began at 2 p.m. Burial followed at Oak Hill Cemetery, Oneonta. Pastor Neal Whited officiated the service. The family suggests memorial contributions to Oak Hill Cemetery, P.O. Box 686, Oneonta, AL 35121. Lemley Funeral Home directed.
-obituary written by family