Darrence Roberts Sr.

Published 2:05 pm Thursday, October 5, 2017

Darrence Toddrell Roberts Sr., a.k.a. “Mr. Say Dat Dinn,” transitioned from his temporary life on Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017, at Our Lady of the Angels Hospital in Bogalusa.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Oneida and Clarence Odom; aunts, Linda Faye Sartin, Gloria Jean Cox, Laurine Lewis and Exie Armstrong; uncles, R.C. Marks, R.S. Harvey, Birvon Roberts Sr., J.P. Fortenberry, Alton Hart Sr., and Benjamin Hart; brother-in-law, Larry Jackson Sr.; and best friend, Melissa Davis.

He leaves to cherish and adore his memories: his parents, Brenda and Linell Roberts; Rosha Abrams, his seven children, Diamond Martin, Darrence Roberts Jr., Destiny Roberts, Denzell Roberts, Denali Roberts, Alexia Roberts Williams and Darion Roberts; three step-children, Sheena Barnes, Nina Barnes and Kristy Barnes; granddaughter, Sa’Myiah Martin; two brothers, Derrick (Joan) Bickham and Damien (Amanda) Exkano; four sisters, Shinedia Jackson, Shinell Roberts, Reshonda Roberts Colman and Lakieta Roberts; three nieces, Shakiera, I’Viuna and Te’Anie; nephews, Bakari, Larry Jr. Jahee, Kylan, Taylor, Broderick Jr., Bryson, Dominic and Taren; two great-nieces, Mi’Kellya and Tay’linn; one great-nephew, Chaiston; special aunts, Willie Dean Harvey, Fannie Roberts, Bobbie Jean Gholar, Ida Warren, Lanie Robinson-McCloud and his aunts, Lula Mae Hart, betty Hart and Emma Sibley; and a great-aunt, Ouida Bridges and Edith Roberts; and godmothers, Caprees Sibley and Dawn Morris.

Visitation will be held on Friday, Oct. 6, at Crain and Sons Funeral Home in Bogalusa, from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m., with a family hour from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

The funeral service will be held on Saturday, Oct. 7, at noon, at the Bogalusa High School Auditorium, located at 100 M.J. Israel Drive in Bogalusa, with Elder Larry Anderson officiating. Interment will be in Live Oak Cemetery.

Crain and Sons Funeral Home of Bogalusa is in charge of arrangements. Sign the guestbook online at crainandsons.com.