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Thelma Catherine "Tunce" Whisonant Roach
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Birth: Jun. 28, 1910
Death: Sep. 2, 1994
Rock Hill
York County
South Carolina, USA

Aunt Tunce was born in Morganton,N.C. to Leila and Steven Whisonant, the youngest of eight children. Her parents were farmers and homesteaded in Oklahoma and Montana when she was 8 years old, they stayed 3 years. Then settled in Rock Hill S.C. She married Samual U. Roach in 1927 and had 4 children, Samual Ray, Dorothy "Dot", Edna and Iris. Many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She loved to garden and grew flowers for her beautiful yard and she grew vegetables which she canned and had wonderful Sunday dinners for her family and friends. She loved God and her church and left her family with the knowledge that she was safe in Gods hands.  
 
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 Parents:
  Stephen Laxton Whisonant (1872 - 1946)
  Lula Lelila Garrison Whisonant (1874 - 1926)
 
 Spouse:
  Samuel U. Roach (1910 - 1969)
 
 Siblings:
  Ossie Frances Whisenant Foxx (1895 - 1953)*
  Lillian Anna Gertrude Whisonant Crawford (1897 - 1965)*
  Zalia Whisonant Doares (1899 - 1985)*
  Locke Craig Whisonant (1901 - 1976)*
  Thelma Catherine Whisonant Roach (1910 - 1994)
  Willie Odessa Whisonant Miles (1927 - 1967)**
  Otis Laxton Whisonant (1928 - 1967)**
  Barbara Blandina Whisonant Johnson (1931 - 1988)**
  Grady Cole Whisonant (1933 - 2003)**
  Carol Sue Whisonant Melton (1939 - 2009)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Grandview Memorial Park
Rock Hill
York County
South Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Lillian A. Young Miodusk...
Record added: Oct 28, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5899871
Thelma Catherine Tunce <i>Whisonant</i> Roach
Added by: Lillian A. Young Mioduski
 
Thelma Catherine Tunce <i>Whisonant</i> Roach
Added by: Lillian A. Young Mioduski
 
Thelma Catherine Tunce <i>Whisonant</i> Roach
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