MISS DEBORAH ROACH
Miss Deborah Roach, 75, a resident and native of Franklin, died Saturday, April 6, 2013, at 6:33 a.m., at Franklin Foundation Hospital following a short illness.
She is survived by one son, LaVegne Francois Sr. of Atlanta, Georgia; one daughter, Jeanetta M. Francois Coleman of Baldwin; one brother, Percy Roach Jr. of Port Arthur, Texas; six sisters, Carolina Roach, Mary Roach, Doris Roach and Melba R. Maze, all of Franklin, Bessie Roach of Lafayette and Loretta R. Marks of New Orleans; seven grandchildren; and 10 great grandchildren.
Visitations will be observed Saturday, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Triumph Baptist Church.
Burial rites will be read Saturday, at 1 p.m., at that church, with the Rev. Carl F. Lewis officiating. Interment will follow in the Franklin Main Street Cemetery.
The Otis Mortuary of Franklin is in charge of preparations.