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NOBLESVILLE, IN - Margaret A. Roberts, 84, passed away at home on Sunday July 17, 2022 surrounded by her family. She was born September 26, 1937, in Fishers, Indiana, the daughter of Neal and Vera (Baker) Bowers.
Margaret graduated from Noblesville High School, Class of 1955. Following graduation, she attended college at Indiana University and then began her lifelong career with the Department of Defense. She married Aaron Roberts, Jr. in 1964 and they had 40 wonderful years of marriage until his passing in 2004. Margaret honorably served over 40 years as a federal civil servant. She was a faithful member of the Noblesville First United Methodist Church where she served on the United Methodist Women board and dedicated many years and long hours to the charitable fundraiser Bags, Baskets, and Blessings and other special ministries including Dress a Girl Around the World, Schoolbags, Prayer Shawls, and the Layette Project. Margaret enjoyed an active lifestyle and filled her time with numerous hobbies such as cross-stitch, sewing, needlepoint, crossword puzzles, crafting, travel, and shopping, especially at Vera Bradley. She adored and loved her children, grandchildren, nieces, and nephews and dedicated many hours of her life supporting them in every way possible.
In addition to her husband and parents, Margaret was predeceased by five brothers, Robert Neal, Terry Kay, Leland Kent, Keith Eugene, and Terry Glen Bowers; and one sister, Sherilee Sue Bowers. She is survived by her son, Terry Lee Roberts and his wife, Julie, of Noblesville; daughter, Carole Anne Collins and her husband Phil, of Noblesville; five grandchildren, Jessica A. Collins, Benjamin P. Collins, Hunter N. Roberts, Allyson D. Collins and Tyler R. Roberts; sister, V. Sharon Johnson, of Noblesville; as well as many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Friday, July 22, 2022 at Randall & Roberts Funeral Home, 1150 Logan Street, in Noblesville. Services will be held at 1:00 pm on Saturday, July 23, 2022 at the funeral home, with Phyllis Hunter officiating. Burial will follow at Crownland Cemetery in Noblesville.
Those who wish to remember Margaret in a special way may make donations in her memory to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 681405, Indianapolis, IN 46268-1405 (www.cancer.org); or Priscilla Circle of Noblesville First United Methodist Church, 2051 Monument Street, Noblesville, IN 46060 (www.noblesvillefirst.com).