Dorothy Trippe Roberts was born July 23, 1929, in Choudrant, LA to the union of her parents, Forrest Trippe and Norma Kelly Trippe, Dorothy passed away on January 5, 2022, at the age of 92, at her home in Urania, LA. Prior to living in Urania, she and her family lived in Delhi. They were members of First Baptist Church of Delhi where she and her husband, Mutt, were active with the youth. She began her nursing career while there, working at the Delhi Clinic and then Richland Nursing Home for years. In 1973, Mutt was transferred to Urania with United Gas. She began working at Hardtner Medical Center as a night nurse and continued there for many years as well. She enjoyed working puzzles and gardening. Dorothy loved to cook and sew for her family. As a seamstress, she was a perfectionist. She could whip up an outfit overnight and made perfect little Barbie clothes. Her family was the most important thing in the world to her. She loved them dearly. She will be forever missed but will live on in their hearts. Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, J.F. "Mutt" Roberts; and her brother, Ralph Trippe.
Those left to cherish her memory are her daughters: Denise Cross (Doug) and Donna Eubanks (Johnny); sister, Elizabeth Trippe Meyer; grandchildren: Amanda N. Cross, Justin K. Eubanks (Jessica), John D. Cross (Amber), and Hunter C. Eubanks (Grace); great-grandchildren: Braden Orgeron, Madelyn Orgeron, Kinsley Eubanks, and Easton Eubanks; beloved caregivers: Jasmyne Roberson, Sandy Morgan, Edna Alger, and Dell Cruse.
The family will hold a private funeral service to celebrate her life on Saturday, January 8, 2022 at the Olla chapel of Riser Funeral Home with Bro. Bo Prather officiating and Br. Bob Williford assisting. Interment will follow at Urania Cemetery.
Serving as pallbearers will be Justin Eubanks, John Cross, Braden Orgeron, Hunter Eubanks, Doug Cross, and Johnny Eubanks. Honorary pallbearers include David Bryant, Mike Trippe, Bill Kelly, Jim Cuthbert, and the Urania "Knot Heads."
In lieu of flowers, the family requests any planned memorials be made to Urania First Baptist Church Building Fund or the Baptist Children's Home in Monroe.