Athene Zuefeldt
11/19/1934 - 1/6/2018

Noma Athene Zuefeldt, 83 of Greenville, passed away peacefully January 6, 2018 at her residence. Funeral services will be 10 A.M., Friday, January 12, 2018 at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Gordon Nelms officiating. Burial will be in Laurel Land Cemetery in Dallas. Visitation will be 9 A.M. until service time. 


Mrs. Zuefeldt was born near Paris, Texas in 1934 to Loman Hart and Lucille Watson. She was married to William Charles Barney for the last 10 years of her life.  Prior to “Barney” she was married to Arlin Roberts with whom she had 4 children and Harry Zuefeldt.  She retired from Southwestern Bell as an operator. Athene loved the Lord and attended Sunday School and Bible studies with a fervent heart.  She had a gift to encourage and lift-up people wherever she went.  She made friends easily and was a good friend and neighbor to all.  An avid pet lover, Athene would take in strays and nurse them to health and find loving homes for them.


She is survived by her son, Gary Roberts & wife, Susan of Royse City, daughters, Crystal Livingston & husband, Dewayne Hibbard of Alba and Quantilla Mercer of Neches; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; and her 3 cats, Cleopatra, Max and Molly. She is preceded in death by her parents, husbands W. C. Barney, Harry Zuefeldt, Arlin Roberts, son, Terry Roberts and brother James Hart.


Pallbearers will be Joshua Horsey, Daniel Roberts, Dewayne Hibbard, Byron Jenkins, Driscoll Jenkins and Ronnie Hart.


Memorials may be made in her name to Greenville Animal Shelter.


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