Patricia Jane Sperry

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Patricia Jane Lewis Roberts Sperry, 81, of North Little Rock passed away Tuesday, July 16, 2019. She was born June 30, 1938 to Robert Thomas Lewis Jr. and Macel Lewis Matthews. Patricia began her family as a military wife. After losing her husband and the father of her children in a tank accident in Germany, she returned home to North Little Rock with four children and one on the way, where she remained until her death. She is survived by her son, David Lee Roberts; daughters, Karla Roberts West, Paula Roberts Grandjean, Cheryl Roberts Ragland. Paul Sperry, the special Dad that helped raise them all with amazing love, and his loving wife, Cecille. A sister, Barbara Kresse, of Maumelle; brothers, Royce Lewis of North Little Rock, Dewell Lewis, Barry Lewis and sister, Kathy Lewis, all of Milwaukee. She was a beloved "Granny" to her grandchildren, Paul Strom, Kevin Strom, Kristen Roberts-Hardcastle, William Roberts, Amanda Grandjean Storey, Elizabeth Grandjean, Zaac Ragland and Victoria Roberts; 11 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews and dear friends. She was preceded into heaven by her parents; husband, J.D. Roberts; son, Jeffery Roberts; brothers and sisters, Betty Lewis Swicegood, Robert Thomas Lewis Jr., Linda Lewis, Robin Lewis and Donna Castillo. A visitation will begin at 2 p.m. Friday, followed by the funeral at 2:30 at Smith-North Little Rock Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Edgewood Cemetery. Online guest register at

Published July 18, 2019