Lawery Earnest “Red” Roberts Lawery Earnest Roberts, age 81, passed away on Thursday, February 4, 2021 at Life Care Center in Elizabethton. He was born on January 4, 1940 to the late William Earl Robert and Dora Mable Horne Roberts in Doe Valley, TN. He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Genola “Peggy” Roberts on March 30, 2020, and his brother, James Earl Roberts. Red loved his family very much. He also enjoyed gardening and loved his dogs. He was a member of Doe Valley Baptist Church. Those left to cherish his memories include his son, Ricky Roberts and wife Patty of Mountain City, TN; brother, Don Roberts and wife Sandy; sister, Lola Bell Little of Pulaski, TN and Anna Ruth Bailey of Pulaski, TN; step-grandson, Danny Cornett; special nieces Michele McCloud, Angie Reece, and Donna Roberts; special great niece, Brandy Campbell of Butler, TN; Great Great nieces and nephews Jordyn Johnson, Zane Pennington, Drew Johnson; several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews; special friends, Jay and Judy Davis. The family will receive friends from 1-2:00 pm on Tuesday, February 9, 2021at Mountain City Funeral Home. A funeral service will follow at 2:00 pm with Pastor Raymond Tester to officiate. Private graveside service will follow the funeral from the Roberts Family Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Brian Campbell, Dalton McCloud, Ray Potter, Chris Reece, Dean Campbell, Shane Adams, and Steve Buchanan. Honorary Pallbearers are Jay Davis, Tom Campbell, Raymond Buchanan, Larry Campbell, and Junior Campbell. Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.mountaincityfh.com . The family of Lawery Earnest “Red” Roberts has entrusted his services to Mountain City Funeral Home, 224 S. Church St., Mountain City, TN 37683.