WILMINGTON — Mary Knowles Roberts, 86, peacefully passed away Friday, Dec. 4, 2020, at her home. She was the wife of the late Tylon Roberts, who died in 2015.
Born in Duplin County, Mary was the daughter of the late Willie and Arlene (Robinson) Knowles. She graduated in 1955 from the James Walker School of Nursing and became a registered nurse. She served as a pediatric nurse for over 42 years. Mary was a charter member of Scott Hills Baptist Church.
Mary is survived by her daughter, Beth Roberts of Wilmington. She was preceded in death by three brothers and two sisters.
A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 8, at Oleander Memorial Gardens, 306 Bradley Drive, Wilmington, NC 28409.
Memorial contributions may be made to the UNCW School of Nursing, 601 S. College Road, Wilmington, NC 28403; or Lower Cape Fear LifeCare, 1414 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, NC 28401.
Share online condolences with the family at Andrews Mortuary & Crematory.