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Iva May "BumBum" (Truslow) Roberts

November 15, 1929 ~ July 10, 2021 (age 91)

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Iva May Truslow “BumBum” Roberts, 91, of Nellysford went to Heaven with God and her loved ones on Saturday, July 10, 2021.  She was born in Nellysford on November 15, 1929 the daughter of the late Jessie James Truslow and Iva May Kirby Truslow.

Iva was a member of Rockfish Valley Baptist Church and a loving caregiver to her grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Guy Edward Roberts Sr.; her daughter, Carol Fitzgerald; her grandson, Gary Fitzgerald; her two sisters, Helen Bryant and Jessie Lee Woody and one brother, Homer Truslow.

Survivors include her three children, Guy “Bill” Roberts of Roseland, Lynda Roberts of Nellysford and Gladys Fisher of Nellysford; her grandchildren, Larry, Tina, Matt, Hunter, Kyle and Jesse; her great-grandchildren, Kortni, Krystyn, Leah and Sara; her great-great-grandchildren, Jaxon, Sarah and Layla and special caregiver and Honorary Grandson to “BumBum”, Tracey Wingfield..

At Iva’s request there will be no visitation or formal services.

The family suggests that memorial contribution in Iva’s memory be made to the Almost Home Pet Adoption Center in care of Humane Society/SPCA of Nelson County, 29 Stagebridge Road, Lovingston, VA. 22949; Phone:  434 263-7722 or view their donation website at

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Charlton and Groome Funeral Home and Crematory of Fishersville is serving the family.

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At her request there will be no services.


Almost Home c/o Nelson County Humane Society
29 Stagecoach Road, Lovingston VA 22949
Tel: 1-434-263-7722

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