Greensburg — Mary Esther Proctor, 78, of Westport, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, December 1, 2013.
She was born July 7, 1935 to Luther and Elma (Pool) Roberson. She was raised in the Brewersville and Vernon area. She lived in both Stanton, Mich. and Westport.
She attended Vernon High School and was a homemaker and former restaurant manager at Carafeeney’s Ice Cream Café & Rumney’s. She was a member of the Westport Baptist Church who enjoyed cooking, baking, and taking care of others.
She married William E. Proctor on April 5, 1953 in North Vernon and he preceded her in death on December 12, 2004.
She is survived by daughters Anita Kay (Ron) Reeves, Rita F. (David) Padgett and Debbie L. (Jason) Wright; brothers Albert (Helen) Roberson and Tom (Carol) Roberson, and John (Jane) Roberson; 9 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; 7 great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; sisters Luzerna Hutchison, Alice Coombs, Edna M. Roberson and Dorothy Bowerly and brothers Bobby and Wayne Roberson.
A time of visitation will be on Wednesday, Dec. 4, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Bass & Gasper Funeral Home. Funeral services will begin at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 5 at the funeral home, with Rev. David Scaggs and Rev. Connie Barr officiating. Burial will follow at the Westport Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made through the funeral home to the Our Hospice of Decatur County. Online condolences can be made to the family at www.bassgasper.com.