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Obituary for Jo Ann Roach

Obituary for Jo Ann Roach
  • PublishedJuly 26, 2023


Funeral service for Jo Ann Roach, age 82 of Sulphur Springs, Texas will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Thursday, July 27, 2023 at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home with Bro Halston Potts and Bro Tim Potts officiating. Interment will follow at South Liberty Cemetery with Milton Ragan, Keith Logan, Kyle Cox, James Mora, James Emerine and Jason Jones serving as pallbearers. There will be no formal visitation. Mrs. Roach passed away on July 24, 2023 at Hospice of East Texas.


Jo Ann was born on July 13, 1941 in Sulphur Springs, Texas to Dueward and Lois White. She married Glenn Roach on December 1, 1970 in Oklahoma. Jo Ann worked as a supervisor at E-Systems. She was a member of the South Liberty Baptist Church.


She is survived by her husband, Glenn; children, Autry Boyd and wife, Kelley, Buddy Boyd and wife, Donna, Daryl Boyd and wife, Gina, Steve Roach and wife, Kathy, Cristina White and husband, Jimmy; grandchildren, Ryan Boyd, Derick Boyd and wife, Jamie, Brittany Hammond and husband, Heath, Brian Boyd, Stephanie Beverly and husband, Kurt, Aubrey Roach, Dustin Moffett and wife, Alayna, Michaela Coffman and husband, Colton, Braylon Moffett and Greyson White; numerous great grandchildren.


Jo Ann was preceded in death by her parents.


Arrangements are under the direction of Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home.


The online register can be signed at

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Chloe Kopal was born and raised in Sulphur Springs, Texas. She attended Sulphur Springs High School for 4 years and graduated in 2021. She was also a line member for the Blue Blazes Drill Team for 3 years. Chloe is the Digital Content Creator for Front Porch News. Her love for our community shows through her work. She is very passionate about photography and has been ever since the first time she picked up a camera many years ago.