Roberta L. “Bert” Hefner, 85, died on Friday, August 23, 2019, at Serenity Care Home, where she had been a resident.
She was born March 7, 1934, a daughter of the late John Benton and Ollie Roverta Young McLaughlin.
She was united in marriage on December 16, 1948, to Kenneth E. Hefner who preceded her in death on August 15, 2010.
She is survived by one son Roger L. and wife Katherine Hefner of Summerville, S.C.; two grandchildren: Brian S. and wife Pamela Hefner of Atlanta, Ga. and Julie Hefner-Ferrell and husband Robbie of Charleston, W.Va.; step grandson Timothy Adam Hardy of Atlanta, Ga.; three great grandchildren: Sofia, Samantha, and Sonia Hefner; one step great granddaughter Aubrey Magpantay; one sister Barbara and husband George Dawson of French Creek; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by one brother James Ernest McLaughlin and one sister Maxine Cutright.
Roberta was retired from Fredericksburg Savings and Loan in Fredericksburg, Va.
She loved cooking, baking her famous chocolate chip cookies for everyone, trying new recipes, shopping, and visiting with family and friends. Many will remember her extensive collection of strawberries which numbered in the hundreds.
Friends will be received at the Center Chapel United Methodist Church on Monday, August 26, 2019, from 11 a.m. to noon — the funeral hour. Interment will follow in the Center Chapel Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Center Chapel Church or Cemetery, C/O Ruth Hissam, PO Box 125, Rock Cave, WV 26234.
Online condolences may be extended to the Hefner family at www.heavnerandcutright.com. The Hefner family entrusted the Heavner and Cutright Funeral Chapel with funeral arrangements.