Joan Roach, 89, of Jackson, passed away, Thursday, November 18, 2021 at Anna House in Bridgeton, Missouri.
She was born November 3, 1932, in Piggott, Arkansas, daughter of Elbert Owen and Gertie Lee Montgomery Brandon. She and Hiram Daniel Roach were married March 6, 1993 in Florissant, Missouri. They had been married 13 years when Hiram passed away March 28, 2006.
After graduating from Piggott High School, Joan moved to St. Louis where she worked at General Motors for many years. In 1993 she and Hiram moved to Jackson.
Joan enjoyed cooking for her family and playing pinochle.
Loving survivors include three sons, John and Kevin Kreher of Florissant, Missouri, and Paul (Valerie) Kreher of Warrensburg, Missouri; eight grandchildren, Joshua Kreher, Jennifer (Josh) Niederer, Rebecca Ann (Luke) Chambers, Wyatt (Shawna) Kreher, Ian (Charity) Kreher, Seth (Miriam) Kreher, Nathan Kreher, and Carolyn Kreher; nine great-grandchildren, Landon, Logan, Luca, Ledger, Calian, Oliver, Hudson, Daisy, and Winston; and a sister, Sue Grammer of Cape Girardeau.
She was preceded in death by a son, Brian Keith Kreher; her husband, parents, and eight siblings.
Visitation is from 10 to 11:30 a.m., Friday, December 3, 2021, at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson. The funeral is at 11:30 a.m. and burial will follow at Russell Heights Cemetery in Jackson.
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