A private burial for Ann Dinwiddie Roberts, age 80, wife and homemaker was held on Monday, May 21 at the Moorhead Cemetery. She passed away peacefully Friday, May 18, 2018 at her home in Bay Saint Louis, alongside her loving husband of 37 years David Roberts. Arrangements were under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Indianola.
Ann was invaluable as co-operator of Robert’s Country Store and Yellow Dog Cafe where she helped David run the daily operations. She was happiest welcoming, greeting and visiting with customers there as it was a central location for discussion of all the latest goings on in Moorhead.
Ann was born on Aug 30, 1937 at King Daughters hospital in Greenville, to parents Robin and Grace Antley Dinwiddie. Her father worked in agriculture his entire life as a cotton buyer and farmer and her mother was a longtime elementary school teacher
She attended Mississippi College for Women before becoming a young bride and mother. She raised two sons in Atlanta and after they went to college, she relocated back to the Delta. While living in the Delta, Ann was an active member of the Moorhead Garden Club for many years as well as a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution. After helping run the store for many years, she retired to Bay Saint Louis.
She is survived by her sons Ben David (Fredrika) Scruggs Jr. and Sam (Kim) Scruggs; 4 grandchildren Hayden Grace Scruggs, Samuel Lawrence Scruggs Jr., Parker Thomas Scruggs, Turner Dinwiddie Scruggs and David’s daughters Anita Paxton and Angela Dowell and their families.
Donations in her honor can be made to the Moorhead United Methodist Church.