GRANJENO – Elidia Roberts, 87, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014, at Rio Grande Regional Hospital in McAllen.
A lifelong resident of Granjeno, Mrs. Roberts worked for Sharyland I.S.D. for 40 years, retiring in 1996.
Survivors include her children, Elma Garza, James R. Roberts Jr. and Sharilee Balderas; and nine grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James R. Roberts Sr., and daughter, Betty Joyce Moreno.
A funeral mass was held on Dec. 27 at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Granjeno. Interment followed at Granjeno Cemetery.
Pallbearers were John Moreno, James Moreno, Jason Moreno, David Roberts, AJ Garcia and Javier Constantino.