Alva Marie Roberson, 96, of Lubbock, died Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017. Services were scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017 at Venue on Broadway with interment to follow at Resthaven Memorial Park, in Lubbock. Combest Family Funeral Homes was in charge of arrangements. She was born Jan. 27, 1921 in Kirkland, Texas to R. W. and Mamie (Richeson) Wood. Alva graduated from Amherst High School and went on to attend Texas Tech University. She worked as a school teacher and basketball coach in Anton during World War II, and later as the librarian and secretary at Olton ISD. Alva was a member of Green Lawn Church of Christ in Lubbock. Alva was preceded in death by her husband, Lem Roberson; son, Jerry Roberson; and brother Thedis Wood. Those left to cherish her memory are her son, Monty Roberson and wife, Veanna, of Lubbock; grandchildren, Chris, Robbie, Monica, Trent, Trey, and Blake; great-grandchildren, Kyle, Kelsey, Katy, Alex, Zachary, Reese, Reid and Jaxon; cousin, Uldene Wilson; brother-in-law, Gilbert Roberson and wife, Shirlie; and sister-in-law, Bonnie Wood.

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