Roach, Margaret Martin

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Margaret Letisha (Peggy) Roach, 74, of Pearisburg, departed this life Friday morning, August 27, 2010, at Princeton Community Hospital in Princeton, W.Va. Born in Narrows on May 20, 1936, she was a daughter of the late Powhatan and Isabelle Perkins Martin. Peggy was employed as a Nursing Assistant at Riverview Nursing Home in Rich Creek for 45 years and was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, New River Ward in Pembroke. She was preceded in death by her parents; and a sister, Cora Isabelle “Betty” Wilburn. She leaves to cherish her memory her sons, Roy Roach, of Pearisburg, and Jerry Ray Roach and his wife, Tammy D. Roach, of Pearisburg; her daughters, Patricia Roach, of Pearisburg and Dorothea R. Meredith and her husband, Edwin Meredith, of Pembroke; her sister, JoAnn Jessee, of Narrows; her seven grandchildren and her six greatgrandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 2 p.m. in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, New River Ward, in Pembroke with Bishop Gary Scott Presiding. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery in Narrows. The family will receive friends at the church Monday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. The Kendall Funeral Home in Pembroke is serving the Roach Family. Online condolences may be sent by visiting