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B. Jeanette Roberts

B. Jeanette Roberts B. Jeanette Roberts

B. Jeanette Downs Roberts, 85, Corydon, Ind., passed away Tuesday, March 24, 2020, at her home in Corydon surrounded by family.

She was born May 2, 1934, in Loretta, Ky., the daughter of James A. and Mamie Tharp Downs.

She was a homemaker and a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Corydon.

She is preceded in death by her parents; stepfather, James (Burt) Mattingly; her husband, Joseph W. Roberts; and sister, Sandy Kendall.

She is survived by five sons, Joseph R. Roberts (Diane) of Sellersburg, Ind., Stephen A. Roberts (Janet) of Hayes, Va., and Terry M. Roberts, Darryl L. Roberts (April) and Ronnie Roberts (Michele), all of Corydon; one brother, James (Larry) Mattingly of Palmyra, Ind.; two sisters, Betty Wilson (Dave) and Della Mae Eldridge, both of Corydon; brother-in-law, Bev Kendall; 11 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and many nieces and nephews.

Arrangements: Private at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon. A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date so everyone can celebrate her life.