Friday, June 8, 2018

Rev. Olyn Roberts

Rev. Olyn Floyd Roberts, 90, passed away Thursday, June 7, 2018,
at the Martha Jo Leslie State Veterans Home in Kosciusko, MS. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 P.M. on Saturday, June 9th, at Evergreen Baptist Church, with Rev. Paul Blanchard, Rev. Jonathan Peeples, and Rev. Tommy Jones officiating. Visitation will be held Saturday from 1:00 P.M. until the service time at the church. Interment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Porter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Olyn was born February 10, 1928 in Louisville, MS. He received degrees from Mississippi College, and New Orleans Theological Seminary. He was a pastor for many years, and a member of Poplar Flat Baptist Church.

He is survived by his daughter, Debbie (Mike) Scire` of Starkville, MS; two granddaughters, Stacie Scire` and Kelly Scire` (Ross) Harrell; four great grandchildren, Lucas Harrell, Audrey Boeke, Alyssa Boeke, and Ashton Boeke; and two sisters-in-law, Gladys Roberts and Grace Roberts.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Eloise Roberts; his parents, John and Bell Roberts; one son, Mike Roberts; two sisters, Willie Bell and Margaret; seven brothers, Dossie, Fred, James, Johnny, Billy, Sam, and Bobby Joe; and one great great grandson, Leo Joseph Harrell.

Pallbearers will be Charles Rook, Terry Arnett, Ross Harrell, Barry Roberts, and Mark McCully. Honorary pallbearers are the ministers of Winston County.

Memorials may be made to Alaska Missions.

To sign the guest register, go to