Mount Ayr Record-News
Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa
Thursday, January 04, 2017
OBITUARY ~ GLADYS "ELDEEN" (PERCIFIELD) ROACH
August 04, 1948 ~ January 03, 2017
Gladys Eldeen (Percifield) Roach was born August 4, 1948 in Ava, Missouri to Blevins Quintine Percifield and Ethel Faye (Hitchcock) Percifield. Eldeen was educated in Ava, Missouri Schools.
On June 21, 1966, Eldeen was united in marriage to Harvey Ray Roach, Sr. in Grant City, Missouri. To this union were four children, Harvey Ray Roach, Waunita Ann Giles, Tony Dwayne Roach and Angela Kay Morse. Eldeen was a housewife and enjoyed bingo and reading.
Eldeen passed away Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at her residence in Tingley. Eldeen wished to be cremated and the family will have a gathering at their home.
Left to cherish her memory are her husband Harvey Roach; four children Harvey Roach, Jr., Waunita Giles, Tony Roach and Angela Morse; eight grandchildren, Danny Ray, Melissa Millsap, Tyler Ray, Kevin Ray, Elizabeth Legg, Tristen Hastings, Latanya Smith and Charity Roach; fourteen great-grandchildren, Maddison Ray, Jermaine Millsap, Bentley Ray, Brianna Ray, Mathew Ray, Ethan Money, Racheal Hall, Pantera Smith, Shay Smith, Chloe Smith, Addyson Majors, Zoey Majors, Gracelynn Gilliland and Shyanna Pierce; five siblings, Lois Percifield, Delpha Mulvania, Pauline Stout, Vivian Perreault and John Percifield.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Harold “Richard” Percifield and Willard Percifield; sister Emagene Percifield.
Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, February of 2017