Bettye J. Roark

Bettye J. Roark, 85, of Yazoo City passed away Thursday, November 8, 2018 at The Martha Coker Green Homes in Yazoo City.

Visitation will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10 at Stricklin-King Funeral Home. Graveside services will follow at Glenwood Cemetery with Rev. Lewis Kalil officiating.

Mrs. Roark was born Jan 4. 1933 in Dunklin County, Mo. to Samuel and Opal Hamlett Johnson. She was a retired florist and a member of First Baptist Church.

Mrs. Bettye was preceded in death by her husband, Ubon Roark; son, Garry Roark; and grandson, Hayden Whitworth.

Survivors include her sons; Steve Roark (Ginger) and Tim Roark (Janice), both of Yazoo City; granddaughters, Leslie Roark Scott (Dr. Heath) of Yazoo City, Jennifer Roark Long (Kevin) of Madison, Eva Whitworth of Yazoo City, Miranda Roark of Flowood, Dr. Michelle Roark Bowden (Barrett) of Memphis, and Morgan Roark Shipp (Dr. Patrick) of Columbus; and her great-grandchildren, Aden Long, Jacob Scott, Sarah Long, Whitney Whitworth, Mari Turner Roark, Caroline Bowden, Ruth Shipp and Ellie Scott.

Serving as pallbearers are Dr. Heath Scott, Kevin Long, Barrett Bowden, Patrick Shipp, Jacob Scott, and Aden Long.