Wilma Grace (Roberts) Brannon, 83 - Parkersburg

Wilma Grace (Roberts) Brannon, 83, of Parkersburg WV went home to the Lord on September 26, 2014.

Wilma "Boots", daughter of Lowell Kenneth and Sarah Ethel (VanHorn) Roberts of Stumptown, WV, loving wife of Rickey Leon Brannon Sr. passed away in Genesis Marietta Center, Marietta OH after an extended illness. She was preceded in death by her son David P Roberts, her first husband Gerald Edward Roberts, her brother Bernard L. and Ruby Roberts, and her sister Bernice B. and Herschel Paul Roberts.

She is survived by her husband, Rick Sr., four children, Michael L Sr. and Susan Roberts of Phoenix AZ, Kenny and Kathy Roberts of Guyton GA, Reta Roberts and Callie Barrett of Amelia Island FL, and Rickey Jr. and Gail Brannon of Westminster MA. She is also survived by ten grandchildren, Tanya and Kevin Knicely of Elizabeth WV, Michael Jr and Julie Roberts of Stumptown WV, Tracy Roberts of Syracuse NY, Travis Roberts of Parkersburg WV, Jessica and Chris Wimmer of St. Augustine FL, Kenneth J. Roberts and Erin Hagen of Jacksonville FL, Kierra Barrett of Jacksonville FL, Elizabeth Brannon of Wakefield RI, Park Brannon of Nashua NH, and Sarah Brannon of Laramie WY. She has eleven loving great grandchildren, and numerous generations of nieces and nephews throughout the world.

Boots was a loving homemaker and also worked as a baker at Kroger's until her retirement in1994. Bringing her love of baking home with her, she created many birthday, wedding and special occasion cakes for her friends and family. She also loved sending out Christmas cards to over 300 family and friends each year, making certain to send them early enough to be the first card received. She loved traveling the USA and visited all 48 of the continental states. She enjoyed flower gardening, birding, listening to music, and reading the Bible. Her most precious love was enjoying celebrations with her large loving family. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends.

Viewing and services will be held Tuesday September 30, 2014 at Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church in Stumptown WV where she was a lifelong member with Richard VanHorn and Rev. Leary VanHorn officiating. Viewing will be from 1 to 3 p.m. followed by services at 3 p.m. Burial at the Collins Cemetery will follow services.