March 20, 1926 - May 29, 2018
Flossie King Roach, 92, of Altavista died Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at Autumn Care of Altavista. She was the wife of the late Grover Thomas Roach for forty-five years. She was born March 20, 1926 in Pittsylvania County, a daughter of the late Johnny Thomas King and Lottie Delitha Wallace King. Mrs. Roach was the oldest member of the Altavista Church of God of Prophecy and known for her delicious fried apple pies. She is survived by two sons, Earnest Roach and his wife, Joan of Chatham and Greg Roach of Hurt; two daughters, Eunice Wachter of Forest and Rhonda Shaw and her husband, Jimmy of Hurt; four brothers, Linwood King of Richmond, Burton King and his wife, Clarice of NC, Thelbert King and Elwood King and his wife, Kay all of Hurt; three sisters, Vernelle Rice of Altavista, Mable Stone and her husband, Sammy of Straightstone, and Dot Baggerly of Altavista; a sister-in-law, Marie King of Altavista; two grandchildren, Travis Shaw and his wife, Hannah and Tyler Roach and his fiancé, Jessica Critchley; two great grandchildren, Addy Shaw and Alec Critchley; a step grandchild, Darrell Collins; four step great grandchildren, Jessica Rigney, Dana Dugas, Gina Collins, and Krista Tuifua; and five step great-great grandchildren, Noah and KayLnn Rigney, Amelia, Wayne and Jonah Tuifua. She was preceded in death by two children, Fay and Wanda Roach; a brother, Lacy King; two sisters, Jewel "Sis" Purdy and Lena Hall; a grandchild, Matthew Shaw; a step grandchild, Tina Collins Reynolds; and a son-in-law, John Wachter. A funeral service will be conducted at 12:00 p.m., Sunday, June 3, 2018 at the Altavista Church of God of Prophecy by Rev. Whitfield Mayton, Rev. Burton King, and Bishop Robert Lanter with interment to follow in the Adams Family Cemetery in Hurt. The family will receive friends prior to the service beginning at 10:30 a.m. at the church. The family suggests that as a tribute to Mrs. Roach, show an act of compassion and kindness toward others. Please visit the online tribute at www.finchandfinchfuneralservice.com to share a memory or send a condolence to the family.
Flossie King Roach, 92, of Altavista died Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at Autumn Care of Altavista. She was the wife of the late Grover Thomas Roach for forty-five years. She was born March 20, 1926 in Pittsylvania County, a daughter of the late... View Obituary & Service Information
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