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Frances Josephine "Jo" Belton Lester

July 5, 1941 September 23, 2019
Frances Josephine "Jo" Belton Lester
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Frances Josephine “Jo” Belton Lester, 78, of Collinsville, VA passed away Monday, September 23, 2019 at her home with her family by her side. She was born July 5, 1941 in Henry County, VA to the late Myrtle Taylor Belton and Irvin Fuller Belton. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Louis W. Roberts, Jr.; daughter, Bobbie Lou Vernon; grandson, Jordan Lee Roberts; and sisters, Nellie Belton Rakes and Barbara Belton Cox.

Jo was a manager at Bassett Country Club for over 25 years and worked part time at the Martinsville YMCA after retirement. She was a member of Horsepasture Christian Church. She was a wonderful hostess and cook. She loved spending time with her family, especially during Christmas time, and going on summer vacations to the beach.

She is survived by her daughter, Joyce Roberts Rollison (Mark) of Franklin, VA; son, Louis W. “Rob” Roberts, III (Betsy) of Martinsville, VA; grandchildren, Ryan Lynn (September), Jaime Little (Julian), Adam Shelton (Diana), Kelly Roberts (Tracy), Kevin Roberts, Dylan Vernon (Nicole), Casey Vernon (Kristen), LeAnne Thomas, and Trey Rollison; eight great-grandchildren; and many special nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, 26, 2019 at Norris Funeral Services, Martinsville Chapel with Pastor Dave Cuthbertson and Pastor Joe Young officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. and other times at the home.

The family requests memorial donations be made to the SPCA of Martinsville-Henry County, 132 Joseph Martin Hwy, Martinsville, VA 24112 or to Mountain Valley Hospice of Martinsville, 730 East Church Street Suite 13, Martinsville, VA 24112.

Norris Funeral Services, Inc. and Crematory, Martinsville, VA is serving the Lester family.


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Visitation

Thursday

26

Sep

10:00 AM 9/26/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 9/26/2019 11:00:00 AM
Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Martinsville Chapel

1500 Kings Mountain Road
P.O. Box 5501
Martinsville, VA 24115

Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Martinsville Chapel
1500 Kings Mountain Road Martinsville 24115 VA
United States

Memorial

Thursday

26

Sep

11:00 AM 9/26/2019 11:00:00 AM
Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Martinsville Chapel

1500 Kings Mountain Road
P.O. Box 5501
Martinsville, VA 24115

Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Martinsville Chapel
1500 Kings Mountain Road Martinsville 24115 VA
United States
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