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Bernice Roberts, 93, passed away Saturday, February 8, 2020.  She was born on June 12, 1926, in Richmond Virginia. She was preceded in death by her husband of 69 years, Hampton Roberts; son, Hampton David Roberts, Jr.; daughter, Alfreda Ann Davis; mother, Clara Holloway. Bernice Roberts is survived by sons, Maxwell (Thesseleaner) Roberts, Matthew (Willie) Roberts, Danny Roberts; daughters, Wilma Upshur, Jeanette (Johnny) Stegall, Geneva Maffett (Joe Nathan Maffett, Sr. ), Jo Ann Montgomery; 3 nieces, 1 nephew, 20 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren. Minister Pricilla Wallace, officiant. Public viewing will begin at 12 noon Saturday, February 15, 2020 followed by the funeral service at 1:00 pm in the chapel of John P. Franklin Funeral Home.  Interment: Highland Memorial Gardens. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 423-622-9995

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  • Saturday, February 8, 2020
    Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.
    ~ John P. Franklin Funeral Home
  • Wednesday, February 12, 2020
    My sincere condolences to the family. Praying that Jesus gives you peace at this trying time. Stay together as a family and God will lead the way. Blessings are sent your way!
    ~ Gracelia Moore   Chattanooga, TN
  • Wednesday, February 12, 2020
    you were just like a momma to me love you rip
    ~ ollie johnson   chattanooga, TN
  • Saturday, February 15, 2020
    Ms. Maffett, I'm praying for you and your family. This season in your life may seem unbearable right now. But I've walked this path before and just want to encourage you. Time will help lessen the pain. Much Love, By His Grace Patricia Dismuke
    ~ Patricia Dismuke   Chattanooga, TN