Service: 2 p.m. Saturday, June 22, at Coffman Funeral Home of Harrison, with burial at Maplewood Cemetery; Visitation: 6-8 p.m. Friday, June 21, at the funeral home.
Tamra Jean Roberts, 59, of Harrison passed away Monday, June 17 (2019) in Harrison after a long battle with cancer.
The daughter of Garvin Louis and Wilma Faye (Villines) Sims was born May 26, 1960, at Harrison. Tamra graduated from Harrison High School and she received her Bachelor’s Degree from John Brown University.
She lived outside Arkansas for a short time, joining her husband in North Carolina for three years while he was in the military. She also lived in California and New Mexico for 15 years before returning home to Harrison. She was a lifelong member of Hilltop Church of Christ.
Tamra worked at FedEx in the Human Resources Group. She was involved in her departments many fundraising efforts and truly loved her job and co-workers. She also loved shopping, decorating, crafts, sewing, cooking, crocheting, traveling and fishing.
Tamra was always smiling and loved life and everyone in her life, especially her family. She was a loving daughter, wife, mother, sister, aunt and a devoted friend.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Jessie and Allan Sims and Ray and Arbie Villines, and her father- and mother-in-law, Basil and Louise Roberts.
Tamra is survived by her husband of 37 years, Eldon Roberts; her son, Eric Roberts; her parents, Louis and Wilma Sims; her sister, Teresa Johnson and husband Lyndon; her sister-in-law, Becky Campbell and husband Allen; four nephews, Evan Johnson, Tyler Campbell, Quinn Johnson and Matthew Campbell; and her church and FedEx families, all of whom loved her dearly and will miss her.
Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 22, at Coffman Funeral Home Chapel in Harrison. Burial will follow at Maplewood Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, June 21, at the funeral home.
Pallbearers are her nephews, Evan Johnson, Tyler Campbell, Quinn Johnson and Matthew Campbell.
Honorary pallbearers are her church family at Hilltop Church of Christ and the HR Group at FedEx.
Flowers are welcome, but you may also consider a donation to Hilltop Church of Christ Missionary Fund or Shriner’s Children’s Hospital in her memory.
Online condolences may be left at www.coffmanfh.com .