Phyllis M. Harrison Roach

Friday, January 21, 2011

Phyllis M. Harrison Roach, 70, of Crawfordsville passed away Thursday, Jan. 20, 2010 at her home.

She was a member of Woodland Heights Christian Church where she was a Sunday school teacher. She enjoyed art, crafts, her family and poems. She had been employed at Crawford Industries, Wal-Mart and was a great homemaker.

She was born July 23, 1940 in Crawfordsville, she was the daughter of Eddie Harrison and Gladys Wilson Harrison. She was a 1960 graduate of New Ross High School.

Survivors include two sons, David Roach of Crawfordsville and Danny (Kim) Roach of Russellville; daughter, Donna "Susie" (Brian) Cate of Lafayette; three sisters, Harriet Harrison of Crawfordsville, Mary (Terry) Brown of Ladoga and Linda Bell of Crawfordsville; two brothers, Paul (Wanda) Harrison and Steve (Julie) Harrison, both of Crawfordsville, as well as eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; five brothers, Harold, Bobby, Eddie Jr., Billy and Jack Harrison; and a sister, Florence.

A celebration of her life will be held 1 p.m. Tuesday at Woodland Heights Christian Church with the Rev. Steve Wilke and the Rev. Tony Thomas officiating. Burial will follow at Linden Cemetery. Visitation hours will be Monday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the church.

Memorial contributions can be made to Woodland Heights Christian Church, 468 N. Woodland Heights Drive, Crawfordsville, IN 47933 or the Community Cancer Network, P.O. Box 4499 Lafayette, IN 47903.

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