CHESTER – Roberta T. Rich, 80, wife of George Rich Jr., passed away Feb. 13, 2013, at a Lincoln health care facility. She was born June 13, 1932, in Lincoln, the daughter of Joseph and Frances (Walcott) Thomas.
Roberta was an avid cook and really liked people. For 28 years, she was the “meeter and greeter” at the Thomas Motel. She dearly loved her greyhounds.
In addition to her husband, George, she is survived by three children, Rebecca Rich, George Rich III and Lisabeth Hall; three grandchildren, Aaron, Jason and Bethany Severance; and three great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by a brother, Joseph B. Thomas; and a sister, Josephine Neal.
Friends may call 2-4 p.m. Sunday at Clay Funeral Home, 7 Lee Road, Lincoln, where funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Monday with Pastor Darrell of the Seventh-day Adventist Church officiating. Spring interment will be at Hall-Rich Cemetery, Woodville. To sign an online guest register and to leave written condolences, please visit www.clayfuneralhome.com.