She was born in Johnson City, Tennessee, a daughter of the late Garfield and Clara Freeman Fulwiler. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one daughter, Jackie Crum; and one brother, Vernon Griffith.
Ruthie was of the Protestant faith. She worked at a hospital in New Jersey and at Easy Painter in Johnson City. She loved to bake, taking care of her home and her loving dog baby.
She is survived by her husband of 42 years, Eddie Roberts; two daughters, Yvonne Byrd and Regina Lewin; one sister, Betty Freeman Collins; and three brothers, Harold Ray Griffith, Chuckey Griffith and Jimmy Griffith.
The family will receive friends Thursday, January 16, 2020 from 5:00PM until 6:00PM at Monte Vista Funeral Home.
The family would like to extend special thanks to the staff of JCMC 6200 Wing and to friends at Easy Painter for all their love and care that was shown.
Condolences and memories may be shared with the Roberts family by visiting www.montevistafunerals.com.
Arrangements especially for Mrs. Ruthie Violet Roberts and her family have been made through Monte Vista Funeral Home & Memorial Park, 1900 E. Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, TN; 423-282-2631.