Roberta E. Burkett, of Longmont, passed away January 10, 2017 at Tru Community Care in Boulder. She was 86. Roberta was born November 3, 1930 in Hoxbar, Oklahoma, to Ernest V. and Molene (Massey) Cox. She married Jim Bob Burkett on August 27, 1948 in Ardmore, Oklahoma. In 1964, Jim Bob and Roberta moved from Beaumont, Texas to Longmont. Roberta held several positions in the medical field until 1986, when she devoted herself to caring for Jim Bob, family and their home full time. Roberta was a very active member of LifeBridge Christian Church. She was a very caring person and spent much of her time caring for others, especially her family. Roberta adored her family and loved them unconditionally, and her family adored her in return. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Jim Bob Burkett; and five sisters. Roberta is survived by her son, Robert (Kay) Burkett; daughter, Vicki (Ron) Weber; grandchildren, Kelsey (Todd) Riccio, Courtney (John) Pryor, Jamie Burkett (Zach Williams), and Kimberly (Justin) Green; and eight great-grandchildren. A Celebration of Life will be held 11:00 AM, Monday, January 16, 2017 at LifeBridge Christian Church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to LifeBridge Christian Church. Cremation entrusted to Ahlberg Funeral Chapel and Crematory. Visit www.ahlbergfuneralchapel.com to share condolences with the family.
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