Services for the Rev. T.M. "Mack" Roberts Sr. were held Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, at 7 p.m. from Parkway Pentecostal Church in Madison.

Interment followed in Lindsey Cemetery in Walnut Grove. McClain-Hays Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Rev. Roberts, 77, died Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013.

He was born in Carthage and attended Carthage High School. He worked highway construction before taking over Robert's Construction. At age 30, he surrendered to the ministry and had pastored Christian Life Tabernacle in Philadelphia for 23 years.

Survivors include his wife of Sylvia Jean Holland Roberts of Philadelphia; daughter, Theresa Winters of Denham Springs, La.; son, Thomas M. "Tony" Roberts Jr. of Philadelphia; four grandchildren, two great-grandchildren; and sisters, Olene Van Krevelen of Florida and Rachel Duran of Jackson.

He was preceded in death by his parents, George W. and Mary McCann Roberts; son, Ricky Roberts; and a grandson.