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Lydia Lynn Roberson

December 28, 1962 — August 11, 2023

Rocky Mount

Lydia Lynn Roberson


         Ms. Lydia Lynn Roberson, age 60 of Rocky Mount, passed away Friday, August 11, 2023, at the Rocky Mount Health and Rehab.  She was born in Patrick County on December 28, 1962, to the late Gilmer Roberson and Neville Handy Roberson.  Lydia’s hobbies included 4H in her youth and Color Guard while in high school.  She attended Virginia Tech and was an avid Hokie’s fan.

         Surviving are two children, Eric Root (Kirsten) of Indianapolis, IN, Shannon Crawford of Evansville, IN; one grandchild, Raven Crawford; her dear friends, Sherry Carpenter and Karen Alexander; and special caregiver, Wanda Turner.

         A graveside service will be held Wednesday, August 16, 2023, at 11:00 AM at Peters Creek Baptist Church Cemetery with Dr. Bucky Hunsicker officiating.  Memorials may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society, 375 Kings Highway N, Suite B, Cherry Hill, NJ 08034, American Cancer Society, 1079C Spruce St., Martinsville, VA 24112, or to the American Diabetes Association, 2451 Crystal Dr., Suite 900, Arlington, VA 22202.  Online condolences may be sent to

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Graveside Service

Wednesday, August 16, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Peters Creek Baptist Church

6561 NC-8, Lawsonville, NC 27022

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