Ella Diane Roach, 57, a McMinnville resident and Warren County native, died Sept. 28 at her residence following an extended illness.
She was a homemaker, member of the Church of Jesus Christ Apostolic Faith, and daughter of the late Russell D. and Hazel King Rutledge. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three sisters, Charlotte Rutledge, Renea Rutledge and Penny Gunter; and brother Tellus Rutledge.
Mrs. Roach was married Oct. 14, 1978 to Clarence Wilburn Roach Jr., who survives. In addition to her husband, she is survived by son and daughter-in-law, Sonny and Tiffany Roach of McMinnville; three grandchildren, Baily Roach, Ethan Roach and Athena Roach; three sisters and brother-in-law, Joyce Roller, Doris and Roger Perry and Phyllis Smith, all of McMinnville; two brothers and sister-in-law, Eugene Rutledge of Chattanooga and Russell and Yvonna Rutledge of McMinnville; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. Friday at High’s Chapel with Jason Nunley to officiate. Interment will follow at Wilson Cemetery. Visitation will be 8 a.m. Friday until time of service at High’s.
High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.