Erma Dee Robertson, daughter of the late Pete House and Mary Frances Gray House, was born March 5, 1924, in Iuka, Miss., and died Monday, Sept. 29, 2003, at Beverly Health & Rehabilitation Center in Dexter at the age of 79.
In 1939, she was united in marriage to Thomas Wood, and he preceded her in death on April 11, 1967.
On Dec. 9, 1968, she was married to J.O. Robertson, and he preceded her in death on Aug. 21, 1977.
She was a member of Kimball Baptist Church in Malden.
Survivors include one son, James W. Wood of Malden; two daughters, Mary Corlew of Dexter and Betty Wood of Sikeston; one brother, Robert "Red" House of Malden; four sisters, Lorene Rice and Virgie Cornell, both of Malden, Lola Mae Rice of Pocahontas, Ark., and JoAnn Fry of Gideon; four grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, J.C. House and James House; and one sister, Estell "Shorty" Russell.
Visitation was held from 1-2 p.m. today, Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2003, at Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden.
Funeral services were conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2003, at Bradshaw Chapel in Malden with Rev. Gene Lancaster officiating.
Interment followed in Memorial Park Cemetery at Malden.