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Frances Jean Roach, age 91, of Clinton

Frances Jean Roach, age 91, of Clinton, TN passed away on Saturday, March 16, 2019 at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center in Knoxville, TN.  She was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great – great grandmother.  Frances loved working outside with her flowers, and she was of the Baptist faith.

Frances is preceded in death by her husband, Johnny “Harold” Roach;  parents, George and Lily Gaylor; brother, Bill Gaylor; sisters, Reva Gaylor and Christine Hamilton.

Frances is survived by her sons, Charles Roach of Knoxville, TN and Ronnie Roach and wife, Betty of Maryville, TN; daughter, Brenda Henderson of Clinton, TN; 8 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, and 1 great – great grandchild, and a host of other relatives and friends.

Frances’s graveside service and interment will be at 11:00am on Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at Woodhaven Memorial Gardens in Powell, TN with Jake Moore officiating.  Jones Mortuary in Clinton, TN is in charge of all arrangements.

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

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