Kristie Danette Roberts

March 6, 1972 ~ December 28, 2019 (age 47)


Kristie was born March 6, 1972 in Cookeville, TN to Laura Carrick Roberts and the late John Albert Roberts. She passed from this life on Saturday, December 28, 2019 at Saint Thomas Highland Hospital in Sparta, TN.

She was preceded in death by grandparents, Albert & Gertie Brown Paige Roberts, Dave Eugene & Laura Jean Worthington Carrick and Uncle Franklin Dwitt Roberts.

She graduated from White County High School.  Kristie had an out-going personality and was loved by family and friends. Kristie also had an active curiosity that she loved to share. She especially had an ear for the streets to keep all informed.

Survivors include her daughter, Larissa Krishay Henderson; mother, Laura Ann Roberts; brothers, John Albert Roberts, Jr. and Jabbar Jordan; fiancée Christopher Henderson; aunts Wilma Gwynn and Linda (Morris) Irby, uncle, David Carrick; children she raised as her own Christavis Henderson and Alexus Thomas; children she adored Azariah Henderson, Ash’Lynn Dixon, Christavis Henderson Jr; Tyron Gribble and Leni Dibrell; God-daughter, Brittany Melton; numerous devoted cousins, friends and host of great aunts.  


The family will have 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM on Friday, January 3, 2020 at First United Methodist Church of Sparta.

Funeral Service will begin at 1:00 PM on Friday, January 3, 2020 at First United Methodist Church of Sparta. Officiating will be Rev. Diantha McLeod. Internment at Davis Cemetery.

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Funeral Service
January 3, 2020

1:00 PM
First United Methodist Church of Sparta

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