Vadna M. Roberts
Funeral Date: 11/22/2017

Vadna Roberts, age 87, of Warren, Arkansas died Sunday, November 19, at Chapel woods. She was born July 8, 1930 in Good Hope, Arkansas a daughter of the late Herbert Thomas Neely and Frankie Dallas Doster Neely. She received her education in the Good Hope school and moved to Arizona in 1946 and after graduation moved back to Warren and worked as a dental assistant for Dr. Hugh Moseley, Jr. She married Jack Roberts and lived in Maryland and California; returning to Warren she worked at Martinís and entered the University of Arkansas at Monticello in1978 where she graduated in 1978 with a BSN degree. She worked at Crow Whaley Clinic, Bradley County Memorial Hospital and retired from Wagnon Place Nursing Home as Director of Nursing. She is survived by a son Drew Neely Roberts, Jacksonville, Ark; a daughter Kathy McMullen and spouse, Pat, San Antonio, Texas; 2 sisters Mildred Brazeel, Warren Ark, and Mary Virginia Grimm and spouse Rodney, Smackover, Ark and a grandson Maj. Jakob Schwam, Little Rock, Ark. She was also preceded in death by 3 brothers Edward Neely, W. T. Neely and Johnnie Mack Neely. Memorial service was 1:00 pm Wednesday, November 22, at Frazerís Chapel with Rev. Gary Harrison officiating. Linda Barrett was organist. Memorials of choice is suggested.



Name: Donna Harton Usry
Message: Kathy, Drew and family, I am so sorry for your loss. Vadna was a great lady and nurse. I am glad I got to know her and work with her. Your family will be in my thoughts and prayers.

Name: Emily Sangster Lasiter
Message: Kathy, Drew and family, Im so sorry for your loss. I worked with your mom for more than 18 years and really enjoyed that time. She will be missed. My prayers are with all of you.

Name: Alice Trantham Hill
Message: Kathy & family, so sorry to hear about Vadna. My prayers are with you all.

Name: Donna Craig McDougald
Message: Kathy, Drew and family, so very sorry for your loss. Vadna was such a dear friend and a wonderful nurse. She taught me a lot about nursing and life. Your family is in my prayers.

Name: Linda and Steve Jones
Message: Prayers for each of you.Vadna will be missed

Name: Julie Trucks
Message: Kathy, Drew and Family, I am so sorry to hear about Vadna. She raised me up in nursing, she taught me so much. I loved her dearly and will miss her greatly.

Name: Tammy Anders-Benbrook
Message: Sorry to hear Vadna passed away. I enjoyed working with her years ago at Wagnon Place. She was a great friend!

Name: Cathy Balentine
Message: Kathy, Drew, and family my prayers are with you during this time of loss. I loved your mom and she was a great nurse. Love be yíall ❤️❤️❤️❤️

Name: Jimy & Emily Moseley
Message: So sorry to hear about Vadna. She was a friend to many and a great nurse to many families. She will be missed.

Name: Ricky Green
Message: My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Name: Tammy Hensley

Name: Susan Roberts Corey
Message: Vadna was a wonderful sister-in-law. I was privileged to have her as a friend and loved one. My condolences to Kathy, Drew and her sweet sisters.

Name: Regina Genie Reep Kersten
Message: Sorry for your loss

Name: John & Brenda Wisener
Message: Our sympathy and prayers for the family during this difficult time .

Name: Doug & Beth Langdon
Message: Kathy, Drew & Family...Our Thoughts and Prayers are with you.