Roberta M. Conway, 94, of Bath, passed away at her home at 8:05 p.m., on Monday, July 30, 2018. She was born November 10, 1923, in Kilbourne, IL, to Robert and Lieura (Lacey) Keefer. She married Johnie Conway on September 13, 1946, in Bath, IL; he preceded her in death on January 11, 1990.
Mrs. Conway is survived by son Alan of Roosevelt, Utah, daughter Lynn of Oxford, IA, son David of Bath, seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, sisters Rosalie Piper and Mabel Lynn, brother Robert Keefer, daughter Ann and sons John Mark and Kevin.
Mrs. Conway was an active member of Bath United Methodist Church and a graduate of Bath-Lynchburg High School. With close proximity to the high school, her kitchen was frequented by countless Balyki students who were welcomed at her dinner table . "Bert’s Bed’n Breakfast" was a haven for good food, conversation and laughter for many generations of family and friends.
Visitation will be held at Hurley Funeral Home in Havana on Sunday, August 5, 2018 from 3-5 pm. Funeral services will be held at Fairview United Methodist on Monday, August 6, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. Burial will follow the service at Bath Cemetery. Rev. Mark Horn will officiate. A lunch will be served at the Bath Community Center following graveside services.
Memorial contributions may be made to Avalon Hospice or the Kevin Conway Scholarship at Utah State. Online memorial messages may be left for the family at www.hurleyfh.com.