Roberta Mitchell Mounce

     March 10, 1940 - August 8, 2016

Roberta Mitchell Mounce, age 76, of Somerset, passed from this life on Monday, August 8, 2016, at her home.

Roberta was born in the home of her parents, Grayson “Pete” and Wanda Fitzgerald Mitchell, on March 10, 1940, in the Slate Branch Community.  She married Elmo Mounce on October 5, 1957, in Lafayette, Georgia.  Roberta enjoyed flower gardening, and reading, especially her Bible.  She enjoyed singing and serving as a Sunday School teacher.  Roberta loved her children and grandchildren.  She was a member of Love Divine Baptist Church.

She is survived by her husband, Bro. Elmo Mounce; her son, Rick (and Donna) Mounce, of Cincinnati; her daughter, Teresa (and Scot) Dalton, of Sycamore Township, Ohio; her son-in-law, Paul Goodin, of Somerset; her brothers, Brent Wayne (and Carrie) Mitchell, of Illinois, and Jim (and Beverly) Mitchell, of Somerset; her sisters, Inez Owens, of Ferguson, Lela (and Bill) Myers, of the Slate Branch Community, and Elsie Roberts, of the Oak Hill Community; her brother-in-law, Allen Mayfield, of the Slate Branch Community; her sisters-in-law, Sylvia Mitchell, of Somerset, Opal Shouse, of Jackson, and Brenda Mitchell, of Somerset; her grandchildren, Jennifer (and Pat) Bastin, Christina Mounce, Amber Mounce, Erika Mounce, Sara (and Matthew) Chumbley and Andrew Inabnitt; and her great-grandchildren, Alex, Hannah, Abigail, Gracie, Hayden, Lillian and Julie.

Preceding Roberta in death are her parents; her daughter, Tamara Goodin; her brothers, Luther, Russell, Eugene, Norton and Roy Mitchell; and her sister, Lula Belle Mayfield.

Visitation will be Thursday, August 11, 2016, after 6:00 p.m., in Southern Oaks Funeral Home Chapel.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, August 12, 2016, at 11:00 a.m., in Southern Oaks Funeral Home Chapel, with Bro. Vestal Meece and Bro. David Dykes officiating.  Burial will be in the Malvin Hill Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations made to Love Divine Baptist Church, 2890 N. Hwy. 1247, Somerset, KY 42503.

Southern Oaks Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.