Funeral services for Jennie Bean Roberts, 86, of Brownwood, Texas, will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 19, 2010, at the Heartland Funeral Home with Tharon Bean and Kolby Driskill officiating. Interment will follow in the Oakview Cemetery in Mullin, Texas. The family will receive friends 5-7 p.m. today at the funeral home.         

    Mrs. Roberts passed away Friday, Sept. 17, 2010, in a local nursing home. 

    Jennie was born on Jan. 28, 1924, in Mills County to Aaron E. and Nina James Bean. On Aug. 9, 1950, she was married to Oran Wayne “ Shorty” Roberts and he preceded her in death on Oct. 11, 2001. She graduated LVN Nursing Training and was a Private Duty Nurse until her retirement in 1979.  She was a member of the Early Church of Christ and enjoyed farming, raising Angus cattle and her family.

    Survivors include her daughter, Jeanneene Johnson and husband Bob of Early, Texas; son, Allen Driskill and wife Sandra of Early, Texas; brothers, Tharon Bean and wife Moe of Early, Texas and Belve “Sonny” Bean and wife Dorothy of Lake Jackson, Texas; grandchildren, Greg Eoff and wife Stephanie of Stephenville, Texas, Tana Eoff Stokes and husband Pat of Abilene, Texas, Shauna Driskill Gray and husband Jason of Brownwood, Texas, Quade Driskill and wife Emily of Burleson, Texas, and Kolby Driskill of Early, Texas; eight great-grandchildren and one on the way; and several nieces and one nephew.

    She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband.

    Friends are invited to sign the guest book at

    Heartland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.