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Mary Magalene Roach

January 15, 1921 May 12, 2018
Mary Magalene Roach
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Obituary for Mary Magalene Roach

Mary Magalene Marshall Smith Roach, 97, of the Georgetown Community, Jacksonville, departed this life on Saturday, May 12, 2018.

She was a lifetime resident of Jacksonville and St. Julia A.M.E. Zion Church where she served on the Trustee Board, Sanctuary Gospel Choir, Senior Choir and the Community Harmonic Choir. She was the founder of the Winslow Tiny Tots Children Choir and the St. Julia Harmonettes. She was a member of the Bell Fork Goodwill Club and the Elks Club. She was employed for over 75 years as a culinary specialist with the Region "P" Headstart Program, the Howard Johnson & Holiday Inn hotels, the Christian Café and with Civil Service aboard Marine Corp. Base Camp Lejeune.

Mary will be forever cherished by: her sons, Andrew Smith, Jr. of Brooklyn, New York and James E. Smith of Kinston; four daughters, Mary D. Boone, Faye Parrish, Minnie Smith and Evelyn Smith all of Jacksonville; twenty-six Grandchildren; fifty-four Great-Grandchildren; fifty-three Great-Great Grandchildren; two Great-Great-Great Grandchildren.

The family will be receiving their friends and guests at the residence.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, May 19, 2018 from 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM at Morgan Funeral Home, Inc., 150 Williamsburg Parkway, Jacksonville.

Funeral service will be held on Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 1:00 PM in the St. Julia A.M.E. Zion Church, 112 Kerr St., Jacksonville.

Interment will be held on Monday, May 21, 2018 at 11:00 AM in the Onslow Memorial Park, 3280 Richlands Hwy., Jacksonville.

Services entrusted to Morgan Funeral Home, Inc., Jacksonville (910) 347-9595.

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4:00 PM 5/19/2018 4:00:00 PM - 6:00 PM 5/19/2018 6:00:00 PM
Morgan Funeral Home, Inc. and Cremations

150 Williamsburg Pkwy
Jacksonville, NC 28546

Morgan Funeral Home, Inc. and Cremations
150 Williamsburg Pkwy Jacksonville 28546 NC
United States





1:00 PM 5/20/2018 1:00:00 PM - 3:00 PM 5/20/2018 3:00:00 PM
St. Julia A.M.E. Zion Church

112 Kerr St.
Jacksonville, NC 28540

St. Julia A.M.E. Zion Church
112 Kerr St. Jacksonville 28540 NC
United States





11:00 AM 5/21/2018 11:00:00 AM - 11:30 AM 5/21/2018 11:30:00 AM
Onslow Memorial Park

3280 Richlands Hwy.
Jacksonville, NC 28540

Onslow Memorial Park
3280 Richlands Hwy. Jacksonville 28540 NC
United States

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