Coletta Mae (Lahr) Roach

November 29, 1933 ~ August 1, 2022 (age 88)


Coletta Lahr Roach, 88, of Fayetteville passed away on Monday, August 1, 2022 at home with her beloved family by her side.

Coletta was born November 29, 1933 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma to the late Helen Rooney and Walter Lahr. She was preceded in death by her sisters, Dorothy Taylor and Sue Carson; and a grandson, Roderick.

Coletta grew up in Goldsboro, NC. She graduated from East Carolina University and received a Master’s Degree in Education. Coletta attended First Baptist Church of Fayetteville.

Funeral services will be held on Sunday, August 7, 2022 at 3:00 pm at First Baptist Church with Rev. Robert M. James, officiating. The family will receive friends at the Church in Memorial Lounge on Sunday from 2-3:00 PM. A graveside service will be held on Monday, August 8, 2022 at 2:00 PM at the Meadows of Dan Baptist Church Cemetery, 2511 Jeb Stuart Hwy., Meadows of Dan, VA 24120.

She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Roy Lee Roach, Jr., sons, Billy Hugh Roach, Phillip Anthony Roach (Marina), Michael Craig Roach (Kimberly), and Roy Lee Roach, III (Renee); grandchildren, Stacy, Wendy, Jennifer, Nicholas, Elizabeth, Mackenzie, and Grayson.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, 201 Anderson St. Fayetteville, NC 28301.

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Arrangements by Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home, 545 Ramsey St. Fayetteville, NC 28301.

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August 7, 2022

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
First Baptist Church (Fayetteville)

Funeral Service
August 7, 2022

3:00 PM
First Baptist Church (Fayetteville)

Graveside Service
August 8, 2022

2:00 PM
Meadows of Dan Baptist Church Cemetery
2511 Jeb Stuart Highway
Meadows of Dan, VA 24120


First Baptist Church
201 Anderson St., Fayetteville NC 28301
Tel: 1-910-483-0477

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