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Monday, July 28, 2014

Erma Robertson

Tuesday, September 30, 2003

MALDEN - Erma Dee Robertson, 79, died Sept. 29, 2003, at the Beverly Health and Rehabilitation Center in Dexter.

Born March 5, 1924, in Iuka, Miss., daughter of the late Pete and Mary Frances Gray House, she was a member of the Kimball Baptist Church in Malden.

In 1939, she married Thomas Wood who preceded her in death on April 11, 1967. She and J.O. Robertson were married Dec. 9, 1968, and he died Aug. 21, 1977.

Survivors include: one son, James W. Wood of Malden; two daughters, Mary Corlew of Dexter and Betty Wood of Sikeston; one brother, Robert "Red" House of Malden; four sisters, Lorene Rice and Virgie Cornell of Malden, Lola Mae Rice of Pocahontas, Ark., and JoAnn Fry of Gideon; and four grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by two brothers, J.C. House and James House; and one sister, Estell "Shorty" Russell.

Visitation is from 11 a.m. Wednesday until service time at 2 p.m. at Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden. The Rev. Gene Lancaster will officiate.

Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery at Malden.