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Leola McMikle Roach
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Birth: May 11, 1930
East Prairie
Mississippi County
Missouri, USA
Death: May 10, 2012
Bloomington
Monroe County
Indiana, USA

Leola McMikle Roach
(May 11, 1930 - May 20, 2012)

LEOLA McMIKLE ROACH, age 82, a resident of Bloomington, IN formerly of East Prairie, died Sunday, May 20, 2012, at the Bloomington Hospital.

Born May 11, 1930 in East Prairie to the late Joseph Bernie and Sally Katherine Black McMikle, she was a graduate of East Prairie High School and attended Southeast Missouri Teachers College where she received certification to teach school. Following her marriage, she and her husband moved around the country with his work eventually settling in Indianapolis, IN in 1966 where they lived until moving to Bloomington, IN in 1998. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Bloomington, IN.

On August 20, 1949 she married James Lee Roach who preceded her in death on September 17, 2002.

Surviving are two sons and daughters in law, James Bernie (Jenny) Roach of Indianapolis, IN and Bruce (Tracy) Roach of Indianapolis, IN; one brother and sister in law, Elgin (Sue) McMikle of Charleston; one sister, Margariete Shibley of Piperton, TN; also five grandchildren, and 3 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one son, Byron Lee Roach, two brothers, Billy McMikle, and Willard J. McMikle, and one sister, Eldoris Daniel.

Visitation will be held at the McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston on Tuesday, May 28, 2012, from 10:00 a.m. until the funeral hour at 11:00 a.m. Rev. Michael Brewer, pastor of the First Baptist Church in Charleston, will officiate. Her niece, Amelia Ann Shibley Whigham, will serve as Eulogist.

Interment will follow in the IOOF Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be James Harrison Roach, James Mitchell, Stan McMikle, Lewis Jon McMikle, Ron Priday, and Richard Galemore. 
 
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 Parents:
  Joseph Bernie McMikle (1901 - 1982)
  Sally Katherine Black McMikle (1901 - 1997)
 
 Spouse:
  James Lee Roach (1925 - 2002)
 
 Children:
  Byron Lee Roach (1956 - 1997)*
 
 Siblings:
  Eldoris McMikle Daniel (1920 - 1997)*
  Willard John McMikle (1924 - 2006)*
  J Elgin McMikle (1925 - 2014)*
  Billie Joe McMikle (1927 - 1932)*
  Leola McMikle Roach (1930 - 2012)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
IOOF Cemetery
Charleston
Mississippi County
Missouri, USA
 
Maintained by: Mr. Day
Originally Created by: Charles Lay
Record added: May 24, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 90666194
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- Charles Lay
 Added: Feb. 1, 2013
 
 
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