Janet Ann Barton Roach

Thursday, February 10, 2011

WEST MEMPHIS -- Mrs. Janet Ann Barton Roach, 63, of West Memphis, Ark., died Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011, at the family residence.

She was born in Harrisburg, Ark., and had lived most of her lifetime in Trumann before moving to West Memphis three years ago. Mrs. Roach was an apartment manager and a member of the First Baptist Church in Trumann.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Elijah and Edith Dickens Barton.

Survivors include one son, G.W. Roach III of Jonesboro; one daughter, Leisa Reese of Trumann; four brothers, Eli Barton of Sterling, Ill., William Barton of Greers Ferry, Ark., Alvin Barton of Rock Falls, Ill., and Frank Barton of West Memphis, Ark.; four grandchildren, Merritt Davis, Skye Roach, Keefer Roach and Scarlett Davis, and one great-grandson, Kai Davis.

Funeral service was at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2011, in the chapel of Thompson Funeral Home in Trumann with Rev. Ronnie Dye officiating. Burial followed in Jonesboro Memorial Park Cemetery in Jonesboro, Ark.

Pallbearers were Keefer Roach, Merritt Davis, Mike Roach Jr., Jeremy Osment, Chase Young and Perry Young.

Visitation was Monday evening from 5 to 7 p.m. at Thompson Funeral Home in Trumann.

An online register can be signed at www.thompsonfuneralhome.net.