Brenda “Diane” Bass Roberts

Brenda “Diane” Bass Roberts

September 7, 2022, 74, Goldsboro –

Brenda “Diane” Bass Roberts, age 74, passed away peacefully on Wednesday morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center.  Born in Sampson County, NC, she was the daughter of the late Dock and Maie Bell Bass. 

A Memorial Service to celebrate her life will be Sunday, September 11, 2022, 2:00 pm at Bowden Community Church with her son-in-law, Pastor Robert G. Holland officiating.  A time of visitation for family and friends will be held immediately following the service at the church.

Brenda is survived by her husband, George Royce Roberts; sons, Tommy Reed Autry (Pam), Andy Rackley (Kelly), W.R. Roberts (Sandy), George Craig Roberts (Lou); daughters, Melinda Autry Holland (Robert), Teresa Lee (Mike) and Rita Hood (Jimmy); sisters, Sandra Bass Knowles, Juanita Bass Wowra; brother-in-law, Robert “Bob” Millman; many loving grandchildren and great-grandchildren; many beloved nieces and nephews.  

Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Henry “Bud” Bass; sister, Mary Jane Bass Millman.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to:

Community Home Care & Hospice/The Grace Foundation 2309 Wayne Memorial Drive Goldsboro, NC 27534

Kitty Askins Hospice Center
107 Handley Park Ct. Goldsboro, NC  27534

Cure for Colors
203 Cox Blvd.
Goldsboro, NC 27534

Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home & Crematory is honored to be serving the Roberts Family and online condolences can be submitted at