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Obituary for Virginia Louise Barnes (Roach)

Virginia Louise Roach Barnes was born on December 21, 1928 in Drew, Mississippi to Arthur Barksdale and Ellen LouElla McMullen Roach. She passed away on March 3, 2022 in Clarksville, Arkansas at the age of 93. She was a homemaker and a member of Second Baptist Church in Clarksville, Arkansas.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her brothers, Arthur Calvin Roach, Earnest Ladell Roach, Daniel Morris Roach, Chester Paul Roach, Frank Lamar Roach; her sister, Myrtle Leona Roach Ingram and her great-great-grandchild, Hadley Ellison.

She is survived by her son, Clevon Earnest Rogers; her daughters, Gwin E. Ellison and husband, David of Ozark, Arkansas; Virginia Carrol Robertson and husband, Gerald of Cabot, Arkansas; her sister, Mattie Lou Roach Maxey; her grandchildren, Wayne Rogers, Angie Hunt, David B. Bly II, Rosa Nichole Robertson Carper, Allan Ellison, Shayne Ellison, Aaron Metzger, Jeffrey Ellison; her 20 great-grandchildren and 4 great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation is from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m., Sunday, March 6, 2022 at the Hardwicke Chapel in Clarksville, Arkansas.

Funeral Services are 2 p.m., Monday, March 7, 2022 at the Hardwicke Chapel with Brother Tom Dicus officiating. Burial will follow at Woodland Cemetery in Clarksville, Arkansas. Pallbearers are Allan Ellison, Shayne Ellison, Jeffrey Ellison, Scottie Ellison, Mitchell Ellison, Charlie Ellison and Jordan Cross. Honorary Pallbearers are Granddaughters and the members of Second Baptist Church of Clarksville, Arkansas.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Second Baptist Church at 709 Oak Street in Clarksville, Arkansas 72830.