Roberta S. Dailey, 90, passed away peacefully into her heavenly home early Wednesday morning, March 7, 2018 at I.U. Health Ball Memorial Hospital where she had lost her struggle with cancer.
She was born Thursday, September 29, 1927, in Muncie, Indiana, the daughter of James and Ina McCormick.
Roberta graduated from Yorktown High School.
She had worked as a long distance operator for Bell Telephone, Ball Stores, and in the Dining Service Department of Ball State University.
Roberta was a member of the Forest Park Senior Card Club, was an avid Pacer and Cincinnati Reds Fan, loved playing cards, bowling, and playing the organ.
She is survived by her son, Garry (Ruth) Dailey; grandchildren, Christopher Dailey and Matthew Dailey; sister-in-law, Edith Dailey; nieces, Linda Proudfoot, Sheila Pennybacker (friend, Alice Arrington), Cindy (Tom) Spangler, Bonita Isonhart, and Julie (Rob) Booster; nephew, Rodney (Linda) Dailey.
Roberta was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Charles B. Dailey; sister, Velma Pennybacker; brother-in-law, Ralph Dailey; sister-in-law, Eileen Gribble.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to Laura Gates, I.U. Health Ball Memorial Hospice, and the I.U. Health Ball Memorial Oncology Unit for their care and compassion during Roberta's illness.
Services will be Saturday, March 10, 2018, at Elm Ridge Funeral Home, 4600 West Kilgore Avenue Muncie, Indiana 47304 at 4:00 p.m.
Visitation will be at Elm Ridge Funeral Home on Saturday from 1:00 p.m. until the time of the service at 4:00 p.m.
Burial will immediately follow the service at Elm Ridge Memorial Park.
Memorial contributions may be made to I.U. Health Ball Memorial Hospice, 2401 West University Avenue Muncie, Indiana 47303.
On-line condolences may be sent to the family at: elmridgefuneralhome.com
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