Theresa Anne Roberts

Born: Wed., Jul. 30, 1969
Died: Wed., Nov. 18, 2015

Celebration of Life

12:00 PM Mon., Nov. 23, 2015
Location: Burns Mortuary

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Theresa Anne “Tree” Roberts

July 30, 1969 – November 18, 2015


Theresa Anne “Tree” Roberts – a long resident of Pendleton, passed away Wednesday, November 18, 2015, at her home.  She was 46 years old. 

A Celebration of Life will be held Monday, November 23, 2015, at 12:00 Noon at Burns Mortuary of Pendleton Chapel.  Theresa loved Ashley Jones’ music, so in memory of Theresa, Ashley will perform a song at the service. Following the service there will be a gathering and send-off toast to Theresa at The Rainbow Café.  Contributions in memory of Theresa may be made to Pendleton Animal Welfare Shelter (PAWS) and sent in care of Burns Mortuary of Pendleton, PO Box 489, Pendleton, OR 97801.  Sign the online condolence book at  Burns Mortuary of Pendleton is handling arrangements. 

Theresa was born July 30, 1969, to Roland E. and Rose (Friedly) Roberts in Pendleton, Oregon, where she was raised and attended schools.  Her uncle Curtis Phillips was a very important father figure in her life. She worked in customer service and sales for J.C. Penny’s, Albertson’s, Baxter’s Auto and O’Reilly’s Auto Parts in Pendleton, and Ron Tonkin in Portland. She had also lived in Portland, Klamath Falls and Roseburg, Oregon and Sunnyvale, California. She had received several Sales and Customer Service awards over the years.  Theresa had a love for animals and children.  She was a proud mother of Tyler Arroyo, and was also very proud of her nieces and nephew; Jennifer, Mitchell and Kimberly Denton.  Her great-niece Emma brought her much joy as well.  Over the years Theresa had many animals, her two cats Gina & Bobbie, were her babies.  She was very kind-hearted, she often would make various baked goods and take them to others, just to do it. She loved to make others happy and she loved to laugh.  She also loved dancing.  She ADORED the artist Prince, and anything purple. 

She is survived by her son Tyler Arroyo of Arizona, her mother Rose Felton & husband Wiley of Arizona, sisters Shannon Roberts and Kelli Phillips of Pendleton, nieces Jennifer Denton of Lewiston, ID, and Kimberly Denton of Pendleton, and nephew Mitchell Denton & wife Teela Denton of Pendleton, OR, her great-niece Emma, as well as her beloved cats Gina & Bobbie, as well as many friends. 

She was preceded in death by her father Roland Roberts, grandparents Gale & Helen Friedly and Ernest & Mary Roberts and a daughter, Marisol Arroyo.


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   Posted Thu November 19, 2015
Theresa, you always put a smile on my face. You are one of kindest most genuine people I have been fortunate enough to know. I will miss you. The world was better with you in it.
My thoughts and prayers are with your family and friends.

   Posted Fri November 20, 2015
So young. I'm so sorry for your family's loss. May God comfort you, strengthen you and give you peace.

Jenifer Fenton
   Posted Fri November 20, 2015
I was taught being Kind is the mark of a Stellar Human Being. Kind you were and Kind you are Theresa. You will be missed.

Sandra Borecki
   Posted Fri November 20, 2015
Teresa was such a beautiful kind person. I'm glad I was able to call her my little sister. I would always tag Teresa in a post when it send it to my sister Shannon, I never wanted Theresa to feel left out, she would always say thank you and I love you too you're going to be so missed Theresa. Hope you having a party in heaven with Grandma and Grandpa Fredley. ? On the spelling . Wish I could be there with you guys Shannon and rose and Kelly

Darla Huddleston
   Posted Fri November 20, 2015
Theresa was one of the most cheerful ,kindness,loving
Person I know, she is my little sister whom I loved very
Much, little sister u will be missed very much n I love u

   Posted Sat November 21, 2015
Sorry for your family's loss. Theresa was so full of life and she was an amazing person. Her soul was beautiful. She always had a smile and the laughs we'd share, I'll always remember those. My thoughts and prayers go out to her entire family through this tuff tome. Just always remember the good times with Theresa. And my friend we will meet again.. love u girl and will forever miss u.

Roger and Alta Reedy
   Posted Sat November 21, 2015
Our condolences to your family. We've known Theresa since she was a little girl. Used to hunt with her grandparents, Gale & Helen. Had many good times together. Roger & Alta

   Posted Sat November 21, 2015
Such a great loss of life. She was so loving and kind and always put a smile on my face.

eleventh hour warrior
   Posted Thu December 03, 2015
We are so sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

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