2018-09-06 / Obituaries


1919 ~ 2018

Gertrude Adah Roberts, 98, of Acworth, GA, passed away Thursday, Aug. 15, 2018 in Marietta, GA.

Adah was born Oct. 30, 1919 in Detroit the daughter of Camby and Edith (Faulk) Clarke. On Nov. 3, 1962 in Florida she married Kenneth Luther Roberts who preceded her in death on March 7, 1993.

Adah worked for Marriott Corporation as a restaurant manager and also at Munson Medical Center.

Adah is survived by her son, Camby (Pat) Clarke; her step children, Barbara (Joe) Parker, Steve Roberts; her grandchildren, Ashely (Nathan) Squire, Amber (Sam) Mills, Shelby (Todd) McCleary; her greatgrandchildren, Logan, Lacie, Lexie and Lillie McCleary, Alaina and Aidan Squire, Emory, Annistan and Piper Mills and many loving nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth; her parents; her siblings, Earle (Elsie) Clarke, Harvey (Anita) Clarke, Mabel (Erle) Shippey, Donald Clarke, Reah (Claude) Boone, and Ralph Clarke; and a step son, Kenneth Roberts.

Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to the start of the 12 p.m. service on Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018 at Martinson Funeral Home, Suttons Bay. After the service, a procession to and burial in Grand Traverse Memorial Gardens will be held.

Condolences may be shared with Adah’s family at www.martinson.info.

Arrangements are with Martinson Funeral Home & Cremation Service of Leelanau.

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