Florence I. Roach, Dalton, went home to be with her Lord on Dec. 22, 2012.
Born Oct. 30, 1930, at home near Bakers Run, W.Va., to A.G. and Bertha (Miller) Mace, she had been a resident of Dalton since 1954 and was previously of Killbuck. Florence was a 1949 graduate of Killbuck High School, who retired from Westinghouse Electric Corporation (Rosemount).
She was a member of Dalton Baptist Church and was active in her church, as well as in her children and grandchildren's activities. Florence organized the bell-ringing in Dalton for the Salvation Army for many years. Her greatest joy was getting her entire family together for special events.
She was preceded in death by her parents; an infant son, Daniel; brothers William and Harry Mace; and sisters Roberta Cool, Leontine Thompson and Flossie Taylor.
She is survived by her husband of 64 years, Don; daughters Donna (Dave) Warner, Kathy (Dave) Greegor, Eileen (Craig) Hackett, Patty (Kelly) Becker, all of Dalton. and Nancy (Terry) Cumberland of Kingwood, W.Va.; grandchildren Betsy (Tim) Eggers, Ben (Tasha) Warner, Brad Warner, Rachel (Eric) Quillin, Dave and Seth Greegor, Heather (Joel) Marshall, Elizabeth (Mark) Wagner, Daniel (Katie) Hackett, Becka (Andy) Hackett Lash, Holly, Leiah and Gavin Hackett, Michaela, Logan, Courtney, Aaron and Dillon Becker; 25 great-grandchildren, with one more due in May; and a sister, Beatrice (Jim) Chaney of Millersburg.
Funeral services were Friday, Dec. 28, at Dalton Baptist Church, 400 Lincolnview Drive, Dalton, with pastors Dave Greegor and Terry Cumberland co-officiating. Burial was in Dalton Cemetery.
Arrangements were handled by Zak-Thacker & Monbarren Funeral Home, 29 E. Main St., Dalton.
Memorials may be made to Dalton Baptist Church, P.O. Box 110, Dalton 44618.