Billie Sue Roberts

Billie Sue Roberts, born in Martin KY, on March 1, 1936 peacefully passed away at her home in Elizabethtown, KY on August 30, 2018. Billie Sue was the beloved wife of Colonel Hollis Roberts for 62 years. She was the devoted mother of Rhonda (Lance) Acree, Leslie (Robert) Seay, Randi (Michael) Dames, and loving grandmother to Rachel Acree, Zachary (Jennifer) Acree, and Lloyd Acree, Hannah (Jodie) Stafford, Benjamin Seay, and Haley Seay, Bridget Dames, Peter Dames, and Patrick Dames. She is also survived by her two sisters, Mary Poulos and Sandy Dotson. Billie Sue was a graduate of Eastern Kentucky University where she was crowned Miss Eastern in 1956. She later obtained her Masters degree from Auburn University. She was an English teacher for many years in many different schools both domestic and abroad, as she traveled the world in support of her husband, Colonel Hollis Roberts of the United States Army. Billie enjoyed being an active volunteer in the American Red Cross throughout her tenure as a military wife. After Colonel Roberts retirement, they settled in Elizabethtown in 1988 and became longtime members of the First Christian Church where she was involved in numerous Bible Studies and the Upper Room Sunday School class. She was a great admirer of classical music, literature and art. Billie was known for her beautiful smile, warm kindness and gentle soul. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her. The funeral will be on Thursday, September 6 at 12:00pm at Brown Funeral Home in Elizabethtown. A graveside service will follow at 1:30pm at the Kentucky Veterans Cemetery Central in Radcliff. Visitation will be on Wednesday, September 5 from 4:00pm to 8:00pm and continues Thursday at 10:00am at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy make take the form of donations to First Christian Church in Elizabethtown. Condolence may be expressed online at


Wednesday, September 5, 2018 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Brown Funeral Home

Thursday, September 6, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Brown Funeral Home


Thursday, September 6, 2018 starting at 12:00 PM
Brown Funeral Home

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