Published 9:23 am Wednesday, July 8, 2015
“When I come to the end of my journey; And I travel my last weary mile.
Just forget if you can, that I ever frowned; And remember only the smile.
Forget unkind words I have spoken; Remember some good I have done.
Forget that I ever had heartache; And remember … I’ve had loads of fun!”
Brenda Roberson, 41, of Elizabethton, passed away on Monday, July 6, 2015, at Johnson City Medical Center. Brenda was a native of Carter County and a daughter of Patty Russell, Elizabethton, and the late Kenneth Matherly. In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by a sister, Rebecca Matherly, and her stepfather, Jeff Russell.
Brenda was a homemaker and was of the Free Will Baptist faith. She loved going to the lake with her family and friends.
Survivors include her mother, Patty Russell and Jonathan Poarch, Elizabethton; her daughter, Cricket Roberson, of the home; a stepsister, Casey Crumley, Roan Mountain; a cousin, Lori Blevins and Lynn, Elizabethton; her special friends, Pam Bailey, Deanna Reece, Eddie Miller, Barbara Miller, Eddie Henson, Kevin Arnold, Jeff Cross and Jennifer Hughes; and her husband, Chris Roberson, Elizabethton.
A visitation service to celebrate the life of Brenda Roberson will be conducted from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, July 9, in the Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton. Online condolences may be shared with the family at our website, www.tetrickfuneralhome.com.
Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is serving the Roberson family. Office: (423) 542-2232. Obituary Line: (423) 543-4917.