Tracy Ann Roberts was born to the union of Patricia Meggs and Clinton Roberts, Jr. on August 24, 1964. She was the second of five children. Tracy accepted the Lord as a teenager and was baptized by the late Rev. John Harris on August 21, 1977 in the Mississippi River. For 41 years, she remained a member of Mt. Calvary Baptist Church where she sang in the choir, special activities with the children and the finance department. She was united in marriage to Michael Baker, to this union a beautiful baby girl, by the name of Whittley was born. Tracy attended St. James High School and graduated in May of 1982. She furthered her studies and received her business degree from Louisiana Technical College in Sorrento. After a period of working in the offices of Brown and Root and Entergy New Orleans, she pursued her career at Marathon Petroleum for 13 years. She also took a few cake decorating classes at Michael’s. Tracy is survived by her daughter, Whittley B. Baker; father, Clinton Roberts, Jr.; two brothers, Jerome Roberts, Sr. (Angie) and Lynell Roberts, Sr.; two sisters, Leslie R. Felton and Jovania R. Hawthorne; god parents, Neomia M. Young and Wayne Roberts; devoted friends, Rolanda Parquette, Christie Ocmond and Renell Frazier; and a host of aunts, nieces, nephews, cousins and god-children. Tracy was preceded in death by her mother, Patricia Meggs Roberts; maternal grandparents, Francis Plant Meggs and Warren Meggs, Sr.; paternal grandparents, Leanna Young Roberts and Clinton Roberts, Sr.; aunts; uncles and cousins.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, December 29, 2018 from Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, 8103 Mt. Calvary Street, St. James, LA 70086. Rev. Samuel Jones, officiating. Visitation begins at 9:00am. Interment Mt. Calvary Church Cemetery. Treasures of Life Funeral Services entrusted with her final care.
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