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Ellen Roberson

April 15, 1938 — January 15, 2024

Ellen Kathryn Roberson, 85, of Murphy, North Carolina, passed away on Monday, January 15, 2024, at [her home] in Murphy, NC. Ellen was born April 15, 1938, in Murphy, NC to Hadley and Ilar Self.

Ellen was preceded in death by father, Hadley Self; mother, Ilar Owensby; spouse, James Roberson.

She is survived by Mandy Johnson (Daughter), Joann Shell (Daughter), Bobby Roberson (Son), Paul Roberson (Son), Irene Dale (Sister), Barbara Deal (Sister), Lorene Gibson (Sister), Jimmy Self (Brother).

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