The Photo Request has been fulfilled.

 Joyce <I>Roark</I> Jones

Joyce Roark Jones

Knox County, Kentucky, USA
Death 14 Mar 2012 (aged 76)
Trosper, Knox County, Kentucky, USA
Burial Barbourville, Knox County, Kentucky, USA
Memorial ID 86864032 · View Source
Suggest Edits

Joyce Roark Jones, age 76, of Trosper, died Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at her home. She was a daughter of the late Woodrow and Bessie Frederick Roark, born to them on September 7, 1935 at Trosper. Joyce was a retired Seamstress for the Warner Company; and a was the oldest Member of the Big Brush Creek Missionary Baptist Church at Trosper, where she joined the Church on August 22, 1954.

On February 24, 1968, she united in marriage with General T. Jones better known as G.T., and on April 10, 2001 her husband preceded her in death. Along with her parents, and her husband, she was preceded in death by her sister: Janice Roark Robinson; her brother: Lowell Roark; her brothers-in-law: Charles Robinson and Charles Dubosh; and by her niece: Michelle Redifer.

Joyce is survived by her loving family: her two sisters: Alma Martin and husband, Jim of Artemus; and Corliss Dubosh of Vanesville, Ohio; and by her brother: Woodrow (Woody) Roark, Jr. and wife, Carolyn of Trosper. Her two aunts: Ella Mills and Cordia Gambrel both of Flat Lick. Her nieces and nephews: Patricia Ann Robinson Duke; Jim Roark and wife, Joann; Tim Roark and wife, Leigh; Sherry Liford and husband, Verno; Denise Roark Greer; James Albert Martin and wife, Rhonda; Shannon Redifer; Ragena Roark Mills and husband, Larry; Robin Escue and husband, David; and Shane Dubosh. A host of great nieces and great nephews; and great great nieces and great great nephews; and many other relatives and dear friends to mourn her passing.

Funeral Services for Joyce Roark Jones will be 3:00 P.M. Saturday, March 17, 2012 in the Hopper Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Dale Phipps and Rev. Bill Gray officiating. Burial will follow in the Tinsley Cemetery at Trosper. Those serving as Pallbearers will be: James Albert Martin, Jim Roark, Tim Roark, Larry Mills, Verno Lifofrd, Coty Mills, and Spencer Greer. Those serving as Honorary Pallbearers will be: Her Church family at Big Brush Creek Missionary Baptist Church.

Hopper Funeral Home will be in charge of arrangements.

The Jones family will receive friends after 5:00 P.M. on Friday at the Hopper Funeral Home, and after 9:00 A.M. on Saturday until the funeral hour.

For those who wish, Memorials may be made to the: Big Brush Creek Missionary Baptist Church, Post Office Box 3, Trosper, Kentucky 40995 in loving Memory of Joyce Roark Jones.

Family Members





  • Created by: jc~roadrunner
  • Added: 16 Mar 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 86864032
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Joyce Roark Jones (7 Sep 1935–14 Mar 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 86864032, citing Tinsley Cemetery, Barbourville, Knox County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by jc~roadrunner (contributor 47179834) .