COTTONWOOD, ARIZ. Roberta Maple, 71, died on Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2008.

A memorial service was held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 28, 2008, in the First Southern Baptist Church in Cottonwood.

She was born May 8, 1937, in Pike County, Ohio, the daughter of Channing Clifford DeWitt and Della Mae Matthews DeWitt.

She was a graduate of Waverly (Ohio) High School and was a retired Innkeeper at a Bed and Breakfast. Mrs. Maple was a member of the First Southern Baptist Church.

She is survived by her husband David L. Maple; three sons, David Maple, Jr. and his wife Mary of Glen Rose, Michael Maple and Mark Maple, both of Houston; a daughter Tami Maple of Waverly, Ohio; her mother Della Mae DeWitt of Ohio; five brothers, Eldon DeWitt of Waverly, Ohio, Ralph DeWitt and his wife Kay of Kingman, Arizona, Donald DeWitt and his wife Ruby of Beaver, Ohio, Charles DeWitt and his wife Helen of Columbus, Ohio and Jeffrey DeWitt of Bainbridge, Ohio; two sisters, Lois Cooper and her husband James of Sevierville, Tenn. and Patricia McKnight and her husband Robert of Hamden, Ohio; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Published Oct. 2, 2008

Glen Rose Reporter