(ROANOKE) A graveside service for Ms. Willie D. Roundtree, 79, of Roanoke will be Friday, Jan. 7, 2022, at 1 p.m. at Burke's Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery, Wedowee, with the Rev. Barry Milner officiating.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursday.

Ms. Roundtree passed away Monday, Jan. 3, at Clay County Hospital in Ashland.

A Wedowee native, Ms. Roundtree was born Feb. 22, 1942, the daughter of Homer and Minnie Heath Pearson. She was a member of Burke's Chapel United Methodist Church and had been employed by Randolph County Board of Education as a lunchroom worker before retiring.

Survivors include her daughter, Anetra Garcia (Rene) of Roanoke; three sons, Willie B. Houston (Joyce) and Marvin Roundtree, both of Wedowee, and Jerry Roundtree (Irene) of LaFayette; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; three sisters, Mayola Houston of Wedowee, Maudie Brown of Wadley, and Flora Mae Wright of Valley; and brother, Herman Pearson of Wedowee. Ms. Roundtree was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers and three sisters.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.benefieldfhwedowee.com.

Benefield Funeral Home, Wedowee.

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