Supervisor Patricia Delois Roach

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Supervisor Patricia Delois Roach

<p>Oh, to be chosen by God!</p><p>Born December 8, 1947, in Felsenthal, Arkansas to the Reverend Paul C. and Verble</p><p>Lee Ward Manning. Patricia Delois Manning was the second eldest child of eleven</p><p>children. She began her ministry at age six and by age 13, Patricia was YPWW</p><p>secretary, a Sunday School and Bible Band teacher, and President of the District YWCC</p><p>and Jurisdictional Purity class under the leadership of Bishop H.J. Williams and Mother</p><p>Lena Lucas.</p><p>Patricia graduated as valedictorian of her senior class at Gardner High School in Strong,</p><p>Arkansas and later migrated to Detroit, Michigan at age 17. In the summer of 1969, she</p><p>married Brother Jerry Roach on June 21 st at East Grand Blvd COGIC, Home of Lady</p><p>Mae Blake’s parents. To this loving union four children have been born. Sister Roach</p><p>accepted her call as missionary in 1975. Young Sister Roach continued her diligent work</p><p>in the church. As Junior Missionary she oversaw baskets and needs of the nursing</p><p>homes including washing and cleaning for the sick. Missionary Roach also worked for</p><p>Detroit Bank and Trust as a bank teller. When General Motors transferred Brother</p><p>Roach and family to Louisiana in 1981, Missionary Roach flourished in her local church.</p><p>She served as Administrative Assistant to her Pastor, Elder Willie Jones, Jr. In the</p><p>district, she taught Purity class and assisted the District Missionary as a member of the</p><p>program committee. Here she became a Licensed Missionary. She was appointed as</p><p>District Missionary of the Hollywood District in Louisiana First Jurisdiction under Bishop</p><p>Roy L.H. Winbush and Mother Leola Bryant. She served in several capacities such as</p><p>Jurisdictional Registrars and 2 nd Vice President of the Business and Professional</p><p>Women’s Federation. Outside of the home, she continued in finance and accounting</p><p>with ARKLA Gas, where she took an early retirement in 1995. Missionary Roach</p><p>became a part of Texas Northeast Third Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction in 1997 after the</p><p>family moved to Texarkana, Tx in 1996. She served under Bishop Frank Smith and</p><p>Bishop T.W. Johnson as one of the first Registrars, President of the Missionary Circle,</p><p>Program committees, District Missionary of Fellowship Outreach District, and Assistant</p><p>Supervisor to Mother Ophelia Evans. Jurisdictional Prelate, Bishop Nelson J. Gatlin,</p><p>asked Asst. Supervisor Roach to serve as Jurisdictional Supervisor at the demise of</p><p>Mother Evans; where she continued to build on the legacy of her predecessor. In</p><p>September 2000, she became First Lady of Brotherly Love Outreach Ministries.</p><p>From humble beginnings to national acclaim, Supervisor Roach served as Adjutant</p><p>Sister and Special Helper to Mother Mary Jane Walton with the Executive Board</p><p>Breakfast. During the National Leadership Conference, Mother Roach was a presenter</p><p>in the Asst. Supervisor class. She also received recognition from the Women’s Dept</p><p>under Mother Rivers and Mother McCoo-Louis.</p><p>Affectionately known as Ma, Pat, Aunt or Cousin Pat, Granny, Mama Roach, First Lady,</p><p>Mother Roach, Supervisor or simply Mrs. Roach, scores of people have come to know</p><p>her joyous smile, giving heart, anointing spirit, and love for doing the work of The Lord.</p><p>During her time in Louisiana, she began to organize chartered trips to and from The</p><p>International Women’s Conventions across the country. In 1998, Mother Roach founded</p><p>ArkLaTex Women On A Mission to serve women and families in the local community</p><p>with food, clothing, utility help, rent assistance and more. She also worked with Domestic</p><p><br></p><p>Violence Prevention where she served as Shelter Manager for several years. She</p><p>always had something to give. Many have told how they have been blessed by her</p><p>services.</p><p>God chose to call Supervisor Roach into eternity on June 28, 2024. She is preceded in</p><p>death by her parents, Supt. Paul Manning and Verble Manning. Today, she leaves to</p><p>cherish her memory; her husband of 55 years, Elder Jerry Roach, three sons, Jerald,</p><p>Harold (Keasha), Quincy (Katrena) and one daughter, Patrina Roach, all of Texarkana,</p><p>TX, six brothers and four sisters, Bobby (Marida) Manning of Seattle, Washington;</p><p>Laretta Mason of Crossett, Arkansas; Alvin (Debra) Manning of Huttig, Arkansas; Marva</p><p>Wallace of Crossett, Arkansas; James (Laura) Manning of Huttig, Arkansas; Travis</p><p>Manning of Arkansas; Dale (Sharon) Manning of Marion, Louisiana; Vernell manning of</p><p>Monroe, Louisiana; Paul A. (Sonya) Manning of Strong, Arkansas and Tina Manning of</p><p>Monroe, Louisiana; ten grandchildren, one great grandchild, a host of nieces, nephews,</p><p>godchildren, foster children, extended families and friends.</p><p>May The Works I've Done Speak For Me.</p><p>To God Be The Glory For The Things He Has Done!</p><p></p>
December 8, 1947 - June 28, 202412/08/194706/28/2024
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Marilyn Hill

July 10, 2024

The planting of 3 memorial trees in the honor of Supervisor Patricia Delois Roach has been arranged by Marilyn Hill. Plant a tree
A beautiful soul resting in peace. You will be sorely missed!

Shirley Billings, Renee Brown and Melissa Walker

July 07, 2024

The planting of 1 memorial tree in the honor of Supervisor Patricia Delois Roach has been arranged by Shirley Billings, Renee Brown and Melissa Walker. Plant a tree
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