Joyce Katherine Roberts died June 26, 2009.

Joyce Katherine Roberts, 87, of Independence, Mo., passed away Friday, June 26, 2009, at the Centerpoint Medical Center, in Independence.
 Joyce was born August 20, 1921, in Dearborn to Ralph and Allie (McCauley) Dunlap. She married Woodford Maget Roberts on March 7, 1942, in St. Joseph, Mo. Joyce was a homemaker, and loved taking care of her family. She loved gardening, sewing, and was particularly well known for her homemade cinnamon rolls. Joyce loved her sons, and even served as a Den Mother during their Cub Scout years. She and her husband were avid bluegrass fans. Joyce was preceded in death by: her parents; her brother, Harold Dunlap; her sister, Allene Boydston; and a great grandson, Alec Kent. She is survived by: her husband; her sons, Ronald H. Roberts, and wife Denise L., of Gravois Mills, Mo., and Marvin R. Roberts, and wife, Linda S., of Independence, Mo.; her brother, Gene Dunlap, of Faucett, Mo.; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
A visitation will be held at 1 p.m., Monday June 29, 2009 at Vaughn-Aufranc Funeral Home, in Dearborn, Mo. Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m., at the funeral home. Interment will be in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, in Weston, Mo. The family suggests contributions be given to the charity of one's choice. Arrangements By: Vaughn-Aufranc Funeral Home, Dearborn. Mo. Ph. 816-992-3366.