Roberson, Viola Mozelle Long (Dalton)

Sunday, August 19, 2018

Viola Mozelle Long Roberson, age 85, of Dalton, departed this life Sunday, August 19, 2018 at her residence.

She was born July 5, 1933 in Ringgold, a daughter of the late Carl and Maye Patton Hendricks. She was also preceded in death by her husbands, Milburn Long and Earnest Roberson; brothers, JC Hendricks, Earnest Hendricks; and sister, Vercie Cooper. 

She is survived by her son, Gerald Long of Calhoun; daughter and son-in-law, Deborah Atkinson Mock and Robert Mock of Dalton; brother, Jessie Hendricks of Tunnel Hill; grandchildren, Dustan Atkinson, Derrick Atkinson, Jason and Tonya Long, Adam and Christen Long, Lauren Long; great-grandchildren, Kinsley, Taylor, Griffin, Ronnie, Steele; and nieces and nephews. 

A service to celebrate the life of Viola Mozelle Long Roberson will be held Wednesday, Aug. 22, at 11 a.m. from the Ponders Melrose Chapel. Interment will follow in the Ponders Whitfield Memorial Gardens with Gerald Long, Robert Mock, Dustan Atkinson, Derrick Atkinson, Jason Long, and Adam Long serving as pallbearers.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5-9 p.m. on Tuesday. 

Arrangements are by locally owned and operated Ponders Melrose Chapel, Dalton, GA. (706)226-4002.



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