Billie Roach

Thursday, May 29, 2003

JONESBORO, Ill. -- Billie E. Roach, 70, of Jonesboro died Wednesday, May 28, 2003, at Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion, Ill.

He was born July 16, 1932, in Jonesboro, son of Roy and Mary Coats Roach.

Roach was a construction worker, and member of Gospel Kingdom Church.

Survivors include a daughter, Joyce Berry of Florida; three sisters, Mary Lou Bridges of Anna, Ill., Helen Johnson of Cobden, Ill., Geraldine Forrester of Glenmoore, Pa.; three brothers, Jack and Mike Roach of Anna, Ill., Kenny Roach of Jonesboro; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Friends may call at Hileman and Parr Funeral Home from 5 to 8 p.m. today.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Bon Reynolds officiating. Burial will be in Jonesboro Cemetery.