Mabel Benton Roach, 91, of Mooresville, N.C., passed away on Tuesday, August 24, 2021.
She was born on May 4, 1930, in Charlotte, N.C., to the late Glenn M. and Lena Wheeler Benton. Mrs. Roach was a former member of Davidson Baptist Church, where she sang in the choir. She worked for Bridgeport Fabrics and attended Davidson School. She loved trips to the beach, thrift shopping and working in the yard. She was great at storytelling. She loved her family dearly. To meet her was to love her. She never met a stranger. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jack W. Roach; brothers, Glenn M. Benton, Jack Benton, William H. Benton; sisters, Helen B. Cook, Betty L. Rose Benton.
She is survived by her children, Glenda R. Stutts (Johnny), Judy R. Ortega (Louis), Keith Roach (Deborah), Ronald S. Roach (Patsy); sister, Carol B. Wilson (Pete); grandchildren, Stacey S. Faulkenberry (Neil), Jayson Stutts (Jodi), Patrick Stutts (Mary Beth), Tara Wolf (Craig), Bryan Roach, Mark Ortega, Matthew Roach; and great-grandchildren, David, Rachel, John Faulkenberry, Zaviera Wolf, Avery and Emmy Stutts, Howard and Wylie Stutts.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, August 31, 2021, at Cavin-Cook Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Fred Coates officiating. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 1 to 2 p.m. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Mooresville Christian Mission 266 N Broad Street, Mooresville, NC 28115, or Hospice & Palliative Care of Iredell County 2347 Simonton Road, Statesville, NC 28625.
Cavin-Cook Funeral Home, Mooresville, is serving the Roach family. Condolences may be made to the family at www.cavin-cook.com.