Roberta Leora Noland, 82, of Independence, formerly of Raytown, Kingsville and Raymore, departed this life at 4:25 a.m. Sunday, July 7, 2013.
Roberta Leora Noland, 82, of Independence, formerly of Raytown, Kingsville and Raymore, was born Monday, January 5, 1931, in Turlock, Calif., the daughter of Harry August and Pearl Mae (Lee) Booth. She departed this life at 4:25 a.m. Sunday, July 7, 2013, at the Villages of Jackson Creek Memory Care Center, Independence.
On August 1, 1953, Roberta was united in marriage to Colin Junior Noland in Tabor. He preceded her in death on April 1, 2000. Roberta was an avid gardener and loved canning. She was absolutely the best cook. She also enjoyed knitting, photography and painting. She loved to spend time with her grandchildren, play cards, and other games, entertain friends, and to travel. She had been a member of the Southwood Nazarene Church, Raytown; the New Covenant Fellowship, Garden City; the Worship Center, Harrisonville; and the Raymore Assembly of God. She was also preceded in death by one brother, Glen Booth; and two sisters, Wanda Ullom and LaVon Cauthon.
Roberta is survived by one son, Larry (and Janet) Noland of Edgerton, Kan.; one daughter, Cindy (and Tom) Bull of Lake Tapawingo, Mo.; 6 grandchildren, Holly Purvis of Edgerton, Heather Purvis of Kansas City, Kan., Michael (and Amy) Purvis of Wichita, Kan., Jason (and Jamy) Dolde of Kansas City, Mo., and Jodi Dolde and Joshua Dolde of Blue Springs; three great-grandchildren, Quinton, Devon and Bella; four sisters, Carol Ashmun of Los Angeles, Calif., Shirley Black of Belton, Mo., Wilma Glos of Houston, Texas, and Elaine Smay of Tabor, Iowa; other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. this morning, July 11, at Stanley-Dickey Funeral Home, 203 N. Armstrong, Pleasant Hill, MO 64080, 816-540-5550. Tom Bull and Ward Black will officiate. Interment will be in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions are suggested to New Covenant Fellowship, Garden City, and may be sent in care of the funeral home.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.stanley-dickeyfuneralhome.com.