Dr. M. L. Roberts, Jr., a member of Trinity UMC in Tuscaloosa, died July 5, 2014.
Dr. Roberts served leadership positions at both the District level and Conference level. He served the District in many ways including District Lay Leader, District Board of Trustees, District Superintendency Committee, Wesley Foundation Board of Directors; and the North Alabama Conference on the Committee of the Laity, Commission on Equitable Compensation, Committee on Missions, Conference Council on Ministries, Committee on the Episcopacy, Conference Pensions Crusade Committee, and the Conference Board of Superannuate Homes among others. He was recognized as a co-recipient of the Louise Branscomb Barrier Breaker Award during the 2014 North Alabama Annual Conference.
The arrangements are as follows: