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Betty J. Roberts

March 20, 1925 — December 25, 2021

Betty J Roberts passed away at the age of 96 in Plainfield, IN on December 25th, 2021.  Betty was born in 1925 to Madge and Louis Lynch in Brazil, IN, where she lived until she graduated high school.  She went on to study and graduate with a degree in teaching from Purdue University in 1947.  While there, she was a member of Alpha Chi Omega sorority and was active in the theater.  In 1950, she married Frank Roberts and had two sons, Randall and Jeffrey Roberts.  After college, Betty, aka “Fireball” to her students, taught high school English in Mooresville, IN until her retirement.  Betty and her family spent a lot of time house boating on the Ohio River and she later fell in love with traveling the world and going on cruises.  She loved to dance and was known for her spunk and her energy.  You could always count on seeing her at her walks at the REC Center in town. Betty was preceded in death by her parents Madge and Louis Lynch, and her husband Frank Roberts.  She is survived by her sons, Randall (Deborah) Roberts, Jeffrey (Lynn) Roberts, her grandchildren, Doug (Becky) Roberts, Lisa (Jason) Cheney, Kristin (Ryan) Scott, and Kyle (Morgyn) Roberts, and her 8 great grandchildren.  Memorial services will be at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, January 4, 2022 in the Hampton-Gentry Funeral Home, Plainfield, where friends may call on Tuesday from 11:00 am until service time at 1:00 pm.  Inurnment will follow at Maple Hill Cemetery, Plainfield.  In lieu of flowers please make a donation to St. Jude's Childrens Hospital or Riley Hospital for Children. 

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