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Betty Jean Roach

February 6, 1948 — June 11, 2023

Owensboro

 

Betty Jean Roach, 75, of Owensboro, made her way toward heaven Sunday, June 11, 2023 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born in Chicago, Illinois to the late Arthur Lee and Frances Theresa Yeckering Sapp.

Betty was a dedicated homemaker, but she had also worked at M.P.D., Gabe’s Tower, cleaned houses and, most recently, worked at Jumpin’ Jack’s Convenience Store. She was a member of Blessed Mother Catholic Church. Betty thoroughly enjoyed shopping and loved spending time with family, especially her grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Theresa Roberts and brothers, Lynn Massey, Johnny, Doug and William Sapp.

Betty is survived by her husband of fifty years, William Roach; children, Jennifer Goode and Michael Roach (Renee); grandchildren, Josh Crisp (Heather Whittaker), Jayson Roach, Madison Roach, Hannah Roach and Andrea Goode; a great-granddaughter and “Baby Bean Crisp” (expected in November); a sister, Mary Sapp; brothers, Joseph, Jimmy and Albert Sapp; many nieces and nephews; and her beloved dogs, Peaches and Esme.

The funeral service will be at Noon, Friday, June 16 at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory. Burial will follow at Rosehill Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 9:00 AM until Noon at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.                                                            

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Visitation

Friday, June 16, 2023

9:00am - 12:00pm (Central time)

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Friday, June 16, 2023

12:00 - 1:00pm (Central time)

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Burial

Friday, June 16, 2023

2:00 - 3:00pm (Central time)

Rosehill-Elmwood Cemetery & Mausoleum

1300 Old Hartford Rd, Owensboro, KY 42303

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