Corrections Officer Susan Roberts died after contracting COVID-19 during an outbreak among staff and inmates at the Williamson County Jail at 306 West 4th Street in Georgetown.
Officer Roberts had served with the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office for 11 years. She is survived by her husband, two children, five grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Her son also serves in law enforcement.
In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders throughout the country contracted COVID-19 during the worldwide pandemic due to requirements of their job. Many of these first responders died as a result of COVID-19.