Bettie Blue Roberts, 88, born Aug. 18, 1919, in Illinois, died April 20, 2008, in Crescent City. She was a 12-year resident of Del Norte County, having moved here from Hesperia.

She was an artist and a Charter Member of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, having received the Plank Owner Award.

She is survived by her daughter, Beverly Noll; two grandsons, Rhyn and wife Sarah Noll and Tate Noll, all of Crescent City; great-grandchildren Remy Noll, Dane Noll and Siena Noll, all of Crescent City; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ira Roberts. Bettie was the last of nine children.

The family requests contributions be made in Bettie's memory to the American Cancer Society, 1301 Northcrest Drive, Crescent City, CA 95531, or the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, 101 Citizens Dock Road, Crescent City, CA 95531.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

Arrangements are under the direction of Wier's Mortuary Chapel of Crescent City.