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Obituary for Essie Mae Roach

ESSIE MAE ROACH

September 24, 1926 – May 16, 2017


Mrs. Essie Mae Roach, age 90 of Jasper, passed away Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at Pruitt Healthcare in Jasper. She was born September 24, 1926 to Willie and Lizzie Stephens in Sandersville, Georgia. She married Truman J. Roach February 2, 1951.

Mrs. Roach is survived by her husband of 66 years, Truman Roach of Jasper; son, Willie Stephens; a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives; her extended family, the children of the late Dr. and Mrs. T. C. Boswell – Donna Boswell Kennedy, Sandy Lowe, Tommy Boswell, and Stacy Boswell.

The Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, May 20, 2017 at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church in Tate with Reverend Tyrone Gates officiating. Interment will follow at Lake Forest Memorial Park. Mrs. Roach will lie in state at the church from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m.

The Wake Service will be held Friday from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Visitation will be Friday from 9:00 a.m. until the Wake Service.

Arrangements are entrusted to the staff of Roper Funeral Home & Crematory in Jasper, Georgia.

Online condolences can be made at www.roperfuneralhome.com.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

19

May

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Roper Funeral Home & Crematory

206 Holly Street
Jasper, Georgia 30143

Wake

Friday

19

May

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Roper Funeral Home & Crematory

206 Holly Street
Jasper, Georgia 30143

Funeral

Saturday

20

May

2:00 PM
Mt. Calvary Baptist Church

1141 Smokey Hollow Road
Tate, Georgia 30177

Cemetery Details

Location

Lake Forest Memorial Park

Jasper

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