Emmett Ruth (Gray) Roan

October 8, 1924 ~ May 25, 2021 (age 96)


Emmett Ruth Gray Roan passed away peacefully at St. David's Medical Center in Round Rock, Texas on Tuesday, May 25, 2021. A family graveside service will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, June 5, 2021, at Wintergreen Cemetery in Port Gibson, Mississippi. 

Emmett Ruth was preceded in death by her husband, John S. Roan, Jr.; parents, Luther E. and Alma Keen Gray; sister, Grace Gray Cook; grandson, Matthew Roan and her dog, Molly.

Survivors include her children, John (Debbie), Emmett (Roberta), Carolyn (Hart), and Peggy (Robert), grandchildren and great grandchildren. 

Arrangements by Glenwood Funeral Home in Vicksburg, Mississippi. 

Family requests in lieu of flowers, memorial donations be made to Port Gibson Baptist Church, 804 Church Street, Port Gibson, Mississippi 39150.

Isaiah 40:31 - But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint. 


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Family Graveside Service
June 5, 2021

11:00 AM
Wintergreen Cemetery
Port Gibson, MS 39150

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