Friday, March 2, 2007

Delphia (Dee) Roach, 73, of Cassville, passed away Sunday, Feb. 25, 2007, in Red Rose Inn, Cassville.

She was born March 17, 1933, in Kentucky, the daughter of Clinton and Martha (Finley) Napier. In 1982, she was united in marriage to Joseph Roach, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her parents.

Survivors include: one son, Doug Gililland, of Grand Junction, Colo.; three daughters, Diana Anderson, of Helmet, Calif., Donna Gililland, of Houston, Texas, and Denise Middleton, of Salt Lake City, Utah; two brothers, Alvin Napier of St. Petersburg, Fla., and Clinton B. Napier, of Houston, Texas; two sisters, Alta Kellembach, of Scottsburg, Ind., and Denne Richardson, of San Diego, Calif.; 13 grandchildren; and four great grandchildren.

She received her education in Kentucky. She lived in Missouri much of her life, residing in Joplin, St. Joe, Kansas City and Popular Bluff and moved to Barry County 12 years ago to make her home. She had been a cashier and clerk several years for the Office Pub and Steak House in Eagle Rock.

Family memorial services will be held at a later date. Cremation was under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville.

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