Roberta Lee Headlee was born on February 5, 1925, to the home of Juanita and Bill Nelson in Woodward, Oklahoma. She entered into rest on September 16, 2018 surrounded by her family.
Roberta married David Raymond Headlee on November 28, 1947 and moved to Clovis, New Mexico. She worked at the Hotel Clovis until she had her first child, and after that she became a stay at home mother and wife.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Juanita and Bill Nelson; her husband, David Headlee; four sons, Melvin LeRoy, Gerald Ray, Carl Dean, and a baby boy that was never named; two sisters, Lorena (Leo) McDaniel and Wanda (Bruce) Haney.
Roberta is survived by her daughter, Linda Lawson; granddaughter, Pamela (Paul) Maes; grandsons, David Patrick Sr., Timothy Headlee; and two great grandsons, David Patrick Jr. and Zane Headlee.
Visitation is on Thursday, September 20, 2018 from 9:00am to 8:00pm. A Celebration of Life service will be in the Steed Todd Funeral Chapel on Friday, September 21, 2018 at 2:00pm.
Linda, I am sorry you have lost so many of your family. I remember Gerald so well from school and he was my friend. If there is anything I can do for you please let me know. Love and Prayers are with you and the family!
Don ReidClovis, NM
Linda and family. I'm sadden to hear of your mother's/grandmother's passing, she was a special person. I have some great memories of your mom and dad during their visits to Lumberton and thankful I got to know them both.
Chuck KempLake Charles, LA
Linda, so sorry to hear about the passing of your sweet mother. My sincere sympathies to you and your family at this difficult time.
Sherri McCartyClovis, NM
Its been a long hard life, but you made it it look beautiful.
May you rest in peace and harmony.
Michael OlsenClovis, NM
My condolences to Linda and the rest of the family. Rest in peace Mrs. Headlee .
Polly maesClovis, NM