Nancy Anderson Roberts, Age 85 died peacefully on Friday, May 22, 2015. She was a native of Albuquerque. She was preceded in death by her father, the late Senator Clinton P. Anderson and wife, Henrietta; husband, Ben L. Roberts; and brother, Sherburne P. Anderson. She is survived by her children, Jim Roberts and wife, Tracey, John Roberts and wife, Patsy, and Mary Roberts and husband, Richard Waters. She leaves behind five beautiful grandchildren: McKinnon and Cody Roberts, Caitlin Roberts, Alyson Carey and husband, Beau, Rachelle Yates and husband, Glen and four great-grand children. The family, also wishes to thank the many caregivers that helped Nancy, especially April, Lisa, Leeandra, Adrianna, Trever, Priscilla, and Diane. Heartfelt gratitude is extended to Evelyn Lujan who, besides being a loyal and trusted friend, she helped in so many area's of Nancy's care. She was a graduate of Mount Vernon Seminary and George Washington University. She was the 1946 Apple Blossom Queen in Virginia and the 1947 Cherry Blossom Queen in Washington D.C. She belonged to the P.E.O. Chapter E, Kappa Kappa Gamma, Daughters of the Nile, Junior League of Albuquerque, and Sustainers member of First Presbyterian Church. She served on boards of Crippled Children Association, All Faiths Receiving Home, founding board of Sandia Preparatory School, Board of directors of the Clinton P. Anderson Agency and a member of the Tom L. Popejoy Society of University of New Mexico. She enjoyed the many years she lived on the family farm, walking her dogs and riding her horses. She also enjoyed giving back to the community, among her favorites: Animal Humane, All Faiths Receiving Home, and Albuquerque Community Foundation. Donations may be given to the charity of your choice. The Funeral Service will be held at 10:00 AM on Friday, May 29, 2015 at Strong-Thorne Chapel, 1100 Coal Ave SE, Albuquerque. Private burial will take place after the service.
Strong-Thorne Life Events Center
1100 Coal Ave SE
Albuquerque, NM 87106