Frances Roberta Outland

September 3, 1948 - April 26, 2021

09/03/1948 - 04/26/2021

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Visitation
Wednesday April 28, 2021
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service of Rich Square
116 Short Street
Rich Square, NC 27869
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Service
Thursday April 29, 2021
2:00 pm
Woodland Cemetery
Holly Street
Woodland, NC 27897
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Celebration of life graveside service.

Cemetery
Woodland Cemetery
Holly Street
Woodland, NC 27897
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WOODLAND, NC – Frances Roberta Outland, 72, passed away on Monday, April 26, 2021 at the Accordius Health and Rehab of Ahoskie, North Carolina.

Roberta was born on September 3, 1948 to the late John Griffin Outland and Maude Stephenson Outland in Norfolk, VA. She enjoyed people and always had a huge smile that would brighten any room. She was a dedicated member of Woodland Baptist Church. Roberta loved cruises, playing golf, animals, and going to the beach to spend the week. She worked as the secretary at the casket company for many years. She was loved by many and will be greatly missed.

Roberta is survived by her brother, John “Johnny” Griffin Outland Jr. and wife Barbara of Woodland; nephew, Scott Smith and wife Leslie of Woodland; great nephew, Michael Smith; great-niece, Lizzie Smith; three cousins, Charles Stephenson, Elliott Stephenson, and Connie Christison.

The family will receive friends Wednesday evening, April 28, 2021, from 7:00 pm until 8:30 pm at Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service, Rich Square, NC and other times at the home of Roberta’s brother.

A celebration of life graveside service will be held on Thursday, April 29, 2021, at 2:00 pm at the Woodland Cemetery, Woodland, NC, with Dr. J Brabban officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Woodland Baptist Church, PO Box 444, Woodland, NC 27897 or online by Clicking Here

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Rich Square Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Outland family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting www.garrettsykesfs.com.

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Rita Harrison
2 years ago

Roberta loved trips, Im sure Heaven is the prettiest place ever and she gets to enjoy for eternity

Freddie and Barbara Outland
2 years ago

Roberta always spoke to everyone with a big friendly smile. To all the family you are in our thoughts and prayers.

Ellen Parker
2 years ago

I never returned to Woodland without being greeted by Roberta with a big smile. I will miss that.

Penny Beasley
2 years ago

Roberta was a friend to all who knew her, always a smile on her face and loved animals, especially dogs and horses. She will be missed in our community.

Del Garris
2 years ago

Roberta and I were on the Rescue Squad together. She committed many years to the Volunteer Rescue. We could always count on her to go out on a call. Her warm smile and kind words always greeted people. She worked hard and put many hours with our departnent. May you rest in peace Roberta and enjoy your rewards. Love, Del Garris

Tañisha Maggette
2 years ago

Prayers for the family

Debbie Wheeler Martin
2 years ago

Roberta was on the Woodland Rescue with my mama for many years . I will never forget her . To the family I am so sorry for your loss, I will keep you all in my thoughts and prayers.

Jean and Bill Rogister
2 years ago

Frances Roberta Outland