Vinton, La.

Evelyn Barker Roberts, 87, of Vinton, La. passed away on Monday, Dec. 19, at The Meadows Nursing Home in Orange.

A visitation will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 21, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Dorman Funeral Home. A Graveside Service will be held Thursday, Dec. 22, at 3 p.m. at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. See complete information about Evelyn and leave a guestbook entry at

She was native of Talladega Ala. ; born on Oct. 5, 1924 to the late Sally Lou (Waites) and Jessie Barker. She had lived in the Orange area from 1947 until 1954 when she moved to Vinton. She enjoyed going fishing. Evelyn was a loving wife, mother, sister, grandmother and friend who will be missed dearly.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jessie Barker; husband Lewis Roberts; son, Ray W. Barker; sisters Addie Slay, Lizzie Muad, Wren Willingham; brothers, Pete and Frank Barker.

She is survived by her daughter, Susan Wallace and husband, Robert of Orange; sons, Larry Roberts and wife, Sherrie of Vinton, Allen Roberts and wife, Kim of Orange, Tommy Roberts and wife, Sherrie of Vinton, Richard Roberts and wife, Anne of Orange. Also left to cherish her memory are her grandchildren, Michael Barker, Stephanie Haggard, Karren Cummings, Darla Roberts, Rachel Roberts Dartez, Jillian White, Tammi Roberts, Tommy D. Roberts, Valeri Roberts; great grandchildren, Shayla Roberts-Long, Adrian Roberts, Ethan Harper.