Maralda M. (Toots) Roark

Wednesday, May 11, 2005

Maralda M. (Toots) Roark, 92, of Westphalia, passed away at 5:58 a.m. Tuesday, May 10, 2005 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton.

Born Nov. 7, 1912 in Greene County, she was the daughter of Harry and Mae (Parker) Fitzpatrick. On July 21, 1932, she married Earl A. Roark. He passed away July 11, 1984.

She was a homemaker.

Survivors include: a daughter Mara S. and her husband Ed Moody of Tuscola, Ill.; two granddaughters, Dawn Hale and Tammy Sparling; three great-granddaughters, Paige, Lily, and Bailey; two brothers, Warren 'Dutch' Fitzpatrick of Linton, and Harry 'Jack' Fitzpatrick of Linton; and a sister Wilda Bennett of Indianapolis.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Earl, two daughters, Mary Margaret and Earlene Roark, a sister Marie Roark and a brother Joe Fitzpatrick.

Funeral service will be at Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel Friday at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Peter Haskins officiating. Burial will be in Sandborn Cemetery, Sandborn.

Friends may call from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home.