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Annette M. Roberson, 58, passed away Nov. 13, 2016. She was born September 5, 1958, to the late Ella Bernard in Philadelphia.

Annette was educated in the Philadelphia Public School district where she graduated from Dobbins Vocational High School in June 1976. She attended Temple University School of Business, where she majored in court reporting. Annette was a proud member of New Hope Baptist Church, Virginia Beach, where she served in many capacities.

In her leisure, Annette enjoyed decorating, arts & crafts and photography. Annette found photography as her craft but also it became her ministry.

She leaves to cherish her memory, her loving husband, Leslie Roberson Jr.; one daughter, Antoinette “Toni” Roberson; one son, J. R. Roberson; six grandchildren, Audwin “JJ” Jones Jr., Jaynon Roberson, Jaraae Roberson, Jayla Roberson, Jordan Smith and Jacarri Roberson; and a host of family and friends.

A viewing will be held from 1-2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 20, at New Hope Baptist Church, Virginia Beach, with a celebration of life following at 2 p.m. Burial will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 21, in Albert G. Horton Veteran Cemetery, Suffolk.