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Ima Jean Roberts

Ima Jean Roberts, 90, of Shelbyville passed away Monday, January 8, 2018, at Franciscan Hospice House in Indianapolis.

She was born September 3, 1927, in Shelbyville, Texas, the daughter of Tommie and Velma Ogden.

Ima Jean is survived by her daughters, Kathleen Davis, of Waldron, Debbie Crowe, of Greenwood, Sherrie Wagner and husband, Robert, of Kokomo, and Brenda Robertson, of Shelbyville; sons, Dean Roberts and wife, Tammy, of Greenwood, Calvin Roberts, of St. Augustine, Texas, and Gregg Roberts and wife, Kimberly, of Melbourne, Florida; sister, Frances McClelland, of St. Augustine, Texas; brother, Charles Ogden, of Port Arthur, Texas; many loving grandchildren, great-grandchildren and a great-great-granddaughter; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Jerry Roberts; and brother, “Bubba” Ogden.

Ima Jean graduated in the class of 1945 from Brookville High School in Texas.

She retired from IPC, now Freudenburg NOK, as an inspector, with over 25 years of service.

Ima Jean enjoyed flowers, gardening, reading romantic novels, sewing and playing cards.

She formerly volunteered at Shelby County Hospice.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, January 11, 2018, at Freeman Family Funeral Homes and Crematory, Carmony-Ewing Chapel, 819 S. Harrison St. in Shelbyville.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Bill Horner officiating.

Interment will be at St. Paul Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Indiana Parkinson’s Foundation, Cell Therapy Foundation, 351 W. 10th St., Suite 505, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202.

Online condolences may be shared with Ima Jean’s family at www.freemanfamilyfuneralhomes.com.