Genevieve Roe age 77, longtime resident of Junction, IL (Pisgah Community) passed away Friday, October 5, 2007 at the Harrisburg Medical Center surrounded by her family. Genevieve was born in Bowlesville Township on December 29, 1929 to the late James and Mildred (Patton) Harris. In 1947 she married Edgar Roe in McLeansboro, IL. Genevieve has always been very active in her community, she is the Multi Twp Assessor for Bowlesville, Equality and Eagle Creek Townships and has been for over 30 years, very active in the Leamington home extension , 4-H clubs, was a board member of the Gallatin County Home Extension for many years also serving as president. She was very active in many other areas throughout her lifetime, but her real love was for her church and family, she was a member of the Pisgah General Baptist Church where she was Sec/Treasurer. She was a good wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She was a kind and compassionate person. She will be greatly missed by the people of our area..
Husband Edgar Roe Junction, IL
Son Kenneth and Gayla Roe Junction, IL
Son Donald Roe Junction, IL
Daughter Vicki & Ron McGill Edwardsville, IL
Jim & Chantell Roe, Crystal & Mike Berardi, Julie Roe
and Allen Roe.
Great Grandchildren - Paige, Cyrus and Cayman
She was preceded in death by her parents and a grandson - John Roe
Visitation - Sunday, October 7, 2007
5 to 8 pm
Cox & Son Funeral Home - Ridgway
Funeral - Monday - October 8, 2007
Cox and Son Funeral Home - Ridgway
Interment - Lindale Cemetery - Eldorado, IL
Officiating - Rev. Dan Atkinson
In Lieu of flowers, the family ask that donations be made to the Pisgah church, or to St. Judes Childrens Hospital in her memory.