Funeral service for Cora Bell Green Roach, 80, of 504 Black River Road in Camden, will be held Wednesday, November 3, 2010, 1:00 PM at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Black River Road, with burial in the church cemetery. Mrs. Roach died Monday, November 1, 2010.
Collins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Cora Bell, the daughter of Moses Green and Louise Green Jones was born in Camden, South Carolina, on October 15, 1930. She passed away peacefully at home the morning of November 1, 2010.
She was a loving and devoted wife for over 60 years to Richard Roach and was happiest when surrounded by her husband, children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. She had a gift for gab and many have experienced lengthy conversations with her on the phone or in the aisles of Wal-mart or Belk. She was a faithful member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church.
She leaves to cherish her memory: her husband, Richard Roach Sr.; daughter, Barbara Roach of Columbia; sons, Richard Jr. and Stevenson of Camden and Vernon (Jacqueline) of Chester, Virginia; grandchildren, Stacey (Damon) Roach Young of Columbia, Shannon Corrine and Steven Cameron Roach of Camden, Richard III and Meghan Roach of Bronx, New York, and Jacqueline and Vernon Roach of Chester, Virginia; great grandchildren, Demonte Jacobs of Columbia, Rihanna Roach of Camden and Drayden Young of Columbia as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins, in-laws and caring friends.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the SCOA Foundation, 166 Stoneridge Drive, Columbia, SC 29210.