Mary Roanne Roach

Graveside services for Mary Roanne Roach, of Copperas Cove, will be at 9 a.m. Thursday at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen.

Mrs. Roach died March 10, 2018. She was born Jan. 31, 1935, to Gilbert and Clytie Jackson.

Mrs. Roach was a graduate of the Killeen High School class of 1951 and of Jackson Business College. She was employed at Fort Hood for 41 years. She married Jimmie Roach Sr. on Feb. 22, 1952.

She was preceded in death by her parents and two sisters, T.C. Freeman and Sandra Phillips.

She is survived by her husband of 66 years, Jimmie Roach Sr.; sons, Jimmie (Suzanne) Roach Jr. and Jackson (Yvonne) Roach; daughter Roanne (Doug) Heath; grandchildren, Katy, Christopher, Jordan and Lauren; four stepgrandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Crawford Bowers Funeral Home in Copperas Cove, which is in charge of arrangements.

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