Roberta Elaine Teague Goble, 85, passed away on Friday, August 4, 2017, in Shaire Center, Lenoir.
Born on December 10, 1931, in Alexander County, son of the late Clyde Louis and Belle McLeod Teague, she was a graduate of Wingate University, Lenoir Rhyne University, and Appalachian State University. Having taught elementary school for many years in North Carolina, she was a pianist and violinist.
She was an encourager, sharing cards and letters with anyone needing a lift. She was very active in children’s ministries and had a passion for Christian missions. She enjoyed her flowers greatly.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded by her husband of 63 years, William Otha “Bill” Goble; and an infant daughter, Mary Ruth Goble.
She is survived by a son and a daughter, Stephen Goble (Beverly) of Raleigh, and Elizabeth Goble Bell (Lee) of Hudson; three grandchildren, Heath Powell (Nicole) of Winterville, Whitney Benfield of Winston-Salem, and Nick Benfield of Taylorsville; and two great-grandchildren, Aubrey Elizabeth and Luke William Powell, both of Winterville.
Visitation will be held on Monday, August 7, 2017, from 1:30-3:00 p.m., at Antioch Baptist Church, with funeral services at 3:00 p.m. Rev. Mark Morris will officiate. Burial will follow in the Mt. Herman Baptist Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the International Mission Board, Antioch Baptist Church, 580 Antioch Church Rd., Taylorsville, NC 28681; or the Alzheimer’s Association, Alz.Org.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Alexander Funeral and Cremation Service.
Condolences may be sent to www.alexfuneralservice.com.