A private family graveside service will be held for Sylvester Roberts of Indianola.
Mr. Roberts, 80, died Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021.
Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Friday at Byas Funeral Home, which is in charge of arrangements.
Minister Chris Carpenter will officiate at the services.
Mr. Roberts is survived by: his wife, Willie Roberts of Indianola; three daughters, Cassandra Dean of Memphis, Shewonia Bowman of New York, N.Y. and Asnata Laster of Jackson; one son, Sylvester Roberts of Villa Rico, Ga.; two brothers, Samuel Smith of Michigan and Danny Roberts of South Carolina; three sisters, Dollie Ruth, Ruby Dean and Melissa Stribling, all of Philadelphia, Miss.; 10 grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.