J. R. "Baby" Roe

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J. R. "Baby" Roe

Funeral services for James Robert "Baby" Roe will be held at 11 am, Wednesday, December 19, 2012 in the Elizabeth Baptist Church with the Reverend Danny Perry officiating. Committal services will follow in the Hampton Memorial Cemetery in Elizabeth under the guidance of White Oaks Funeral Home, Oakdale.

Mr. Roe, 81, of Elizabeth, entered eternal rest on Monday, December 17, 2012 in his residence. He was born on January 21, 1931 in Elizabeth to the union of Ebbin and Leona Edwards Roe. He was a member of the Elizabeth Baptist Church. He was a veteran of the United States Navy. He was an electrician. "Baby" was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, uncle, and friend.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Ebbin and Leona Edwards Roe; three brothers, Charles Roe, John T. Roe, and Billy Wade Roe.

He leaves behind his loving family to cherish his memory, his wife of fifty-six years, Louise Lee Roe; one daughter, Janet Rachall and husband Jay of Alexandria; one sister, Hazel Parker of Oakdale; two grandchildren, Jonathan Rachall, Jennifer LaBorde and husband Trent all of Alexandria; one great granddaughter, Addison LaBorde; and a host of family and friends.

Pallbearers to serve will be Wayne Earl, Mike Doucet, Terry Rasberry, Donnie Gunter, Jerry Gunter, and Bobby Saunders. Honorary pallbearers to serve will be the Elizabeth Baptist Church Sunday School members.

Friends may call Wednesday, December 19, 2012 after 9 am until service time in the church.

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Published in The Town Talk on Dec. 19, 2012
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