In sadness, we share the news that Pastor Evelyn Roberts died on Saturday August 22, 2020.
Memorial service details have been added below.
Pastor Roberts was born on August 11, 1942 and attended Grand Canyon College and soon after became a school teacher. After retiring from this profession, she became a licensed local pastor in 1996. Pastor Roberts served in the Desert Southwest Conference: Navajo Reservation AZ: Northern Arizona Native American Ministries (associate) and Page: Community UMC. Pastor Roberts retired in 2005 and continued serving at Page: Community UMC until 2012.
Pastor Roberts lived life with the everyday intention to leave the world a little better today than it was yesterday. She was kind, generous, and with heart for social justice. As a school teacher, she was an advocate for children whose first language was other than English and also for victims of domestic violence
She is preceded in death by her spouse Joe Roberts and is survived by her son, step-son and step-daughter.
The memorial service for Pastor Evelyn Roberts will be held Saturday, September 5th at 10:00 AM (AZ time) via ZOOM. To receive the Zoom link, please email Pastor Linda Larsen no later than Thursday, September 3rd. If you have a memory to share during Evelyn’s celebration of life service, let Pastor Linda know.
Condolences can be sent to:
Mr. Ben Roberts
PO Box 670
Page, AZ 86040
We join our hearts together in grief, acknowledging our human loss. May God grant us grace, that in pain we may find comfort; in sorrow, hope; and in death, resurrection. With gratitude for the life and ministry of Pastor Evelyn Roberts, please hold her family and friends in prayer at this time.