Janet Marie Roberts, 77, beloved wife, mother and grandmother died on April 15, 2018 surrounded by family and friends. She was born on June 21, 1940 to Gerald and Gladys Watson of Buda, Texas. It was there she developed her love of small towns, devoted friends and most all types of animals large and small. She would carry that love for the simple life for 77 years.
Janet married her husband of 58 years, Joel V. Roberts on December 19, 1959. Janet and Joel lived their entire married life in San Marcos and were heavily involved in 4H, FFA, Horse Shows and Rodeo. Janet was also a member of the Daughters of the Confederacy, American Quarter Horse Associated and National Barrel Horse Association and ASPCA. Janet and Joel either hauled their kids, or followed their kids to Rodeo’s for 25 years. After that, Janet decided that she wanted to compete for herself. She ran barrels for almost 20 years amassing buckles, saddles and even one State Championship.
Janet is survived by her husband Joel, son Randy Roberts and wife, Carla, daughter Tara Lantz and husband, Bret, grandchildren, Reese Roberts, Sydney Roberts, Bret Lantz II, Brady Lantz all of San Marcos and Valen Roberts of Austin. She was preceded in death by her son Joel B. Roberts.
Family will receive friends at 10:00AM and a memorial service will follow at 11:00AM on Friday, April 20, 2018 at Pennington Funeral Home in San Marcos, Texas. The family will then have a private service at the Barton Cemetery in Buda, Texas. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Justin Cowboy Crises Fund at justincowboycrisesfund.org
Arrangements by Pennington Funeral Home, 323 N. Comanche, San Marcos, Texas 78666, 512-353-4311. www.penningtonfuneralhome.com