Longview Mayor's Wife has Heart Transplant

The wife of the mayor of Longview is resting comfortably today after receiving a heart transplant. 65 year old Betty Roberts, wife of mayor Earl Roberts, received a heart transplant at Saint Luke's Episcopal Hospital in Houston late Thursday. Mrs. Roberts had suffered from heart and liver illness for a year and received the heart from a Twenty seven year old male donor. She is expected to spend the next several days in the intensive care unit for observation.