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Roberta Grider August 7, 1951 - October 3, 2023

Date of Funeral

October 7, 2023

Roberta Elaine (Turner) Grider, age 72, Ozark, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, October 3, 2023 in her home with her family by her side. She was born in Foil, Missouri, August 7, 1951, the daughter of Nolan and Nellie (Wilson) Turner. On August 11, 1985 she was united in marriage to Don Grider.

In 1969, Roberta graduated from Ava High School with a high ranking top 10% of her class academic title. After graduation, she continued her many hours of study and graduated from Drury University, Springfield, Missouri. Roberta was very driven and a perfectionist in her professional life as a paralegal. She was gifted with serving others and dedicated to doing a good job. After retirement, Roberta enjoyed traveling, camping, hiking and searching for lighthouses. Roberta will be fondly remembered and her loving memories will remain in the hearts of her wonderful family forever.

Roberta is survived by her loving husband, Don Grider; children Erin Tompkins and husband Donald, Stephan Nash, Michael Nash and wife Lichelle and Russell Grider and wife Jaime; six grandchildren Nickie Nash, Cara Alday, Benjamin Hurd, Adam Hurd, Briar Hurd and Dalton Grider; eight great-grandchildren; two sisters Rhonda Turner and Reba Holt and husband John; three brothers Roldan Turner and wife Debbie, Roy Turner and wife Rene and Randall Turner and wife Pat; numerous nieces, nephews and loving friends. Roberta was preceded in death by her parents.

Funeral services for Roberta will be 1:00 P.M., Saturday, October 7, 2023 at Barnes Family Funeral Home, Ozark. Burial will follow in Highlandville Cemetery, Highlandville, Missouri. Visitation will be Saturday, October 7, 2023, noon until service time in the funeral home. Online condolences may be shared at www.barnesfamilyfunerals.com.


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    Allen and Sue Bilyeu says

    So sorry to hear this. Roberta was a good friend.

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    Jennifer Mueller says

    My sympathies to the entire family. I worked with Roberta at Daniel Clampett. She was always very kind and I enjoyed our many conversations during the time we worked together. I know she loved her family and will be missed by many.

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    Tammy Davis says

    So sorry for your loss. Roberta was an extraordinary woman and a wonderful friend. I am blessed to have known her and worked with her. May God bless and comfort your family. I will always love her and cherish the memories made with her.

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    Vicky Robbins says

    So very sorry for your loss. I know how much Roberta loved her family. She was an absolutely wonderful person. We had many good times going to bluegrass shows and eating out. I was also privileged to work with her for many years. She was my friend and I will always cherish her memory and am thankful to have known her. May the peace of Christ be with you all.

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