Minden Press-Herald

Sep 23rd

Ruth Jones Roach

Ruth_RoachA memorial service celebrating the life of Ruth Jones Roach, 64, will be held Saturday, August 20, 2011, at 11 a.m. at Brushwood United Methodist Church in Dubberly. Officiating will be Brother John Lavo.

Mrs. Roach died peacefully Thursday, August 11, 2011 after a brief illness. She was born in Texarkana, Arkansas and was a resident of Shreveport and Bossier City before moving to Minden in 2010. She will be remembered as a wonderful Mother, a caring Mawmaw, a breast cancer survivor, a loyal friend and a dedicated employee of the Harrison Company in Bossier City.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Max Wayne Roach; father, Maurice B. Jones; and mother, Marie Hollinger Jones.

Ruth is survived by her children, Amy Maness and husband, Jason of Dubberly; Rebecca Roach and fiance, Steven of Shreveport; Suzy Roach of Minden; grandchildren, Chandler, Emily, Riley, Allie, Jaynie, Parker and Ty; sister, Joyce Merrell and husband, Lewis of Plano, Texas; brothers, Bennie Jones, Jr. and wife, Betty of Shreveport, Edward A. Jones and wife, Burdette of Bossier City and Daniel L. Jones of Stonewall; and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.

The family would like to give special thanks to the Harrison Company, Willis-Knighton CCU and Weston Place of Minden.

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