Mrs. Iva Ruth Ingram Spencer Roberts, age 85, joined the Lord on December 5, 2018. Mrs. Roberts was born in Patrick County on July 10, 1933, to Buren and Nova Spencer Ingram. Mrs. Roberts was a loyal member of First Christian Church in Stuart, VA. For the last 20 years, she served the Lord faithfully at Friendship Baptist Church in Ararat, VA. Since 2016 Mrs. Roberts lived at Twelve-Oaks-DePaul Senior Living Community in Mt. Airy, and Hugh Chatham Nursing and Rehabilitation in Elkin, until her passing. She was a loving mother, grandmother, sister and dear friend who will be sorely missed. Among the many who will always cherish her memory are two sons and a daughter-in-law, Jason O’Neal Spencer of Mount Airy, and Harold and Theresa Spencer; and her granddaughter, Jasmine Spencer all of Kernersville; sisters, Ollie Ingram of Akron, OH, Bonnie Ingram of Columbus, OH, and Faye Ingram of Roanoke, VA; brothers and a sister-in-law, Kermit Lee Ingram, Sammy Ingram, and Ray and Susan Ingram all of Columbus, OH; sisters-in-law, Hazel Strickland of Phoenix, AZ and Mabel Richardson of Astoria, NY; and a host of nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Roberts was preceded in death by her first husband, W. O’Neal Spencer; her second husband, Aaron Roberts; 2 sisters, and 4 brothers. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM, Wednesday, December 12, 2018, at Moody Funeral Home Chapel of Mt. Airy with the Rev. Ronald Speas officiating. The family will receive friends Wednesday at the funeral home one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow in Patrick Memorial Gardens in Stuart. Repast has been cancelled due to inclement weather.
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