Roberta (Walker) Andes, 77, Independence, Mo., passed away peacefully in her home Sunday, May 27, 2012. Family members were at her bedside.

Roberta (Walker) Andes, 77, Independence, Mo., passed away peacefully in her home Sunday, May 27, 2012. Family members were at her bedside.

Roberta was born June 2, 1934, in Lexington, Mo., to Robert and Jane (Hord) Walker. Roberta loved spending time with her Real McCoy’s Club, Rockcreek Girls and bingo hall friends. Her family always came first. In addition to being the family cornerstone, Roberta worked as a receptionist for her friend Dr. Saunders. Roberta was preceded in death by Paul Miller, Elsie and Walt March.

She leaves her husband of 60 years, Raymond, of the home; her two daughters, Diana Miller of Independence, and Vicki Wright of Blue Springs; one son, Raymond “Rocky” Andes Jr. (Jeanne) of Bettendorf, Iowa; brother, Kent Ferrie (Mary) of Climax Springs; six grandchildren, Heidi (Ben), Misty (Jeff), Nick, Adam (Krystal), Colbie (Emily), Caleb (Danielle); five great-grandchildren, Aspen, Ella, Sidney, Lexi and Finnley.

Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, June 2, at Green Lawn Cemetery, 8251 Hillcrest Road.

Memorial contributions may be given to Trinity Presbyterian Church, 1400 W. Sheley Road, Independence, MO 64052 or Crossroad Hospice, 9237 Ward Parkway, Suite 300, Kansas City, MO 64114.

Arrangements: Park Lawn Funeral Home, 816-523-1234.

 

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