January 4, 1934 - October 22, 2019
Ethel Elizabeth Roach, 85, of Hoopeston, IL, passed away at 11:43 P.M. Tuesday October 22, 2019 at Carle Hoopeston Regional Health Center in Hoopeston. She was born January 4, 1934 at home in Rossville, IL, the daughter of Harold Odom and Gladys (Cooper) Smock. She married Charles Roach on June 2, 1954 in Rossville, IL. He preceded her in death. She is survived by two daughters, Nancy (Mark) Haas of Rossville, IL and Sandra Cozatt of Danville, IL; one son, Gene (Betty) Roach of Rossville, IL; one sister, Mary Frances (George) Stillwell; four brothers, Jack (Marybelle) Smock, John Smock, Gordon (Sue) Smock, and Larry (Kenna Jean ) Smock; 9 grandchildren, Mitch Haas, Jill (Nathan) Burkowski, Lori Haas, Megan Cummings, Perry Cozatt, Shawn (Stephanie) Tuggle, Jesse (Vicky) Roach, Keri (Ethan) Darby, and Jarett (Abbie) Roach; 13 great-grandchildren, Elle and Emma Burkowski, Rylee, Ava, and Elly Cummings, Mason, Sophie, and Cy Tuggle, Bryce and Brea Bushong, Sawyer and Olivia Darby, and Maxine Roach; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Beatrice Scott; two brothers, Harold Lloyd Smock and Donnie Smock; and one grandson, Ian Tuggle. Ethel was a homemaker. She also sold Avon for many years and later enjoyed helping her husband on the farm. She was a member of the Chestnut Street Church of Christ in Hoopeston, where she was very active helping with various functions. She enjoyed reading, going out to eat and playing cards with her husband and friends. Ethel later enjoyed traveling to Florida and Texas. One of her greatest enjoyments was spending time with her family especially her grandchildren. A visitation will be held 11:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. Saturday October 26, 2019 at Anderson Funeral Home 427 E. Main St. Hoopeston, IL. The funeral service will follow the visitation and will begin at 1:00 P.M. Saturday at the funeral home with Pastor John Morris officiating. Burial will follow in Gundy Cemetery in Bismarck, IL. Memorials may be made to the Chestnut Street Church of Christ 709 E. Chestnut Street Hoopeston, IL 60942.
Ethel Elizabeth Roach, 85, of Hoopeston, IL, passed away at 11:43 P.M. Tuesday October 22, 2019 at Carle Hoopeston Regional Health Center in Hoopeston. She was born January 4, 1934 at home in Rossville, IL, the daughter of Harold Odom and Gladys... View Obituary & Service Information
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