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Dayonte Lavale Roberts, 21

Dayonte Lavale Roberts, 21, passed away on March 16, 2021. He was born March 2, 2000 in North Little Rock, Arkansas to Jessie Hopkins and Brunson Roberts.

Dayonte enjoyed playing football. He graduated from Cabot High School in 2018 and went to University of Louisiana-Monroe to continue playing football. He enjoyed hanging out with his friends, loved a good meal, and loved working out at the gym. Dayonte was baptized Baptist.

Dayonte is preceded in death by his great grandmother Mary Hopkins.

Dayonte is survived by his mother Jessie Hopkins; brothers Jayvrian Aaron and Kalen “Jai” Aaron; sister Nyila Aaron; grandparents Barbara and Larry Squires, Julian and Karen Hopkins, and Denicia Roberts; and many other Uncles, Cousins, extended family and friends who will miss him dearly.

Visitation will be Tuesday, March 23, 2021 at 1:00pm at A Natural State Funeral Service in Jacksonville, Arkansas. Funeral Service will follow at 3:00pm. Burial will be at Mt Carmel Cemetery off Hwy 89 in Cabot.

In light of the current health concerns, Dayonte’s family thanks you for your thoughts and prayers if you are not able to attend the service. Please be aware, as per Arkansas directives, attendance will be regulated in accordance to Arkansas guidelines, all guests in attendance will be required to wear masks/facial coverings and social distancing guidelines will be in place.

Arrangements entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas 72076. 501-982-3400


Please Click Below Tribute Video of Dayonte’s Life:


  • Denicia Roberts Posted March 22, 2021 2:04 PM

    I love you Dayonte and will miss the thought of your absence… keep God first Jessie… Love You…

    • Misty graham Posted March 22, 2021 2:49 PM

      Yes we will definitely miss you u r in our thoughts and prayers and u will always be with us and always b missed love u ur cousin

  • Gary Posted March 23, 2021 12:40 PM

    Prayers for all

  • (Nana) Barbara Squires Posted April 8, 2021 7:00 AM

    Dayonte…so many of us will miss you in our lives.💗

    I love you so much.💗

    As my friend shared…

    “Praying that God’s grace will sustain us and rejoicing in the assurance that we will see you again.”🌈💗

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