Anna Ruth Roach – Chattanoogan.com
Anna Ruth Roach, 92, of Chattanooga, Tennessee, died on Monday, October 4, 2021.
Ruth was born to the late Henry and Stacy Yoakum. She was predeceased by her loving husband of 52 years, Winston S. Roach and her grandson, Kevin Roach.
She attended La Follette high school. Ruth was a homemaker and loved spending time with her family. She also loved spending time outdoors, whether on her porch or on vacation by the lake. Ruth won several years of ribbon at the county fair for her pickles. She also enjoyed bowling with the Wednesday Morning Coffee League.
Ruth was a member of the Tyner United Methodist Church and was involved in the Pennington Sunday School class, United Methodist Women, TOTS (Tireless Ones of Tyner) and SOLOS (group of celibate churches).
Survivors include her children, Myron Roach of Ringgold, Barry (Sarah) Roach of Ooltewah, Mike (Denise) Roach of Chattanooga, Anna (Franz) Cook of Signal Mountain; grandchildren, George and David Roach, Kelly (Mark) Helton, Casey Roach and fiance, Cassy Reccord, Jenifer and Constance Duncan, Justin “AJ” (Emily) Cook; great-grandchildren, Matthew and Eric Roach, Teagan and Lincoln Helton, Aiden and Maddox Roach and Lucas Bourne.
The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Monday, October 11 in the Valley View Chapel of the Chattanooga Funeral Home.
The funeral will be on Tuesday, October 12 at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment will follow at the Chattanooga National Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Tyner United Methodist, 6805 Standifer Gap Road, Chattanooga, Tn. 37421.
Please share your thoughts and memories at: www.ChattanoogaValleyViewChapel.com
Arrangements are made by the Chattanooga Funeral Home Crematorium & Florist, Valley View Chapel, 7414 Old Lee Highway, Chattanooga, Tn. 37421.