She was born March 5, 1930, in Bald Knob to Mack and Edoth (Reed) Martin.
Erma was a member of Union Grove Missionary Baptist Church and retired from Banquet Foods after 20 years. She loved flowers, gardening, and hummingbirds. Most of all, she loved her family and friends, and God.
Survivors include two sons, Tommy Roberson (Mary) and Larry Roberson, all of Pleasant Plains; two daughters, Debra Ann Roberson and Lisa Foster (David), all of Pleasant Plains; one sister, Darlene Martin Smith of Searcy; four grandchildren, Shannon Roberson (Jessica), Shaun Roberson (Carey), Logan Foster (Jamie), Emily Foster (husband to be, Raymond Gill); seven great-grandchildren, Rowan, Macie, Cali, Coen, Dylan, Jordan, Aidan, along with many nieces, nephews, and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 61 years, Cleo “Cleat” Roberson; and six brothers, Carlon, Faburn, Vernon, Taburn, Billy Howard, and Dale Martin.
Pallbearers are Logan Foster, Raymond Gill, Shaun Roberson, Shannon Roberson, Danny Roberson, Randy Allender, Randall Martin, and Roger Turner.
There will be a private family service held with Ronnie Fortson officiating.