Strain, Ivan O. Roach (Dalton)

Friday, January 25, 2013

Ivan O. Roach Strain, 96, of Dalton, GA, passed away Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at her residence. 

She was preceded in death by her husband of 71 years, Willard E. Strain in 2009; son, Alan Strain in 1985; sisters, Vinnie Roach, Flossie Orr, Estelle Helton, Olera Wade, Laura Burns and Louie Thomason; and brothers, Burns Roach, Irvine Roach and H.G. Roach. 

Ivan was a member of the First United Methodist Church; she was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. 

She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Lester and Nancy Strain of Dalton; daughter-in-law, Teresa Boozer of Dalton; grandchildren, Kimberly Strain Mills and Michael A. Mills of Marietta, Criss and Kate Strain of Savannah, Leslie Strain Wilson and Richard of Atlanta, Alan Craig Strain and Stephanie of Dalton and Barry Strain of Atlanta; eight great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. 

Funeral services will be Tuesday, January 29 at 11 a.m. at First United Methodist Church of Dalton with Dr. Robin Lindsey and Rev. Robert Thomason officiating. Burial will be in West Hill Cemetery. 

The family will receive friends in the atrium of the church on Tuesday, January 29 from 10-11 a.m. 

The family asks that flowers please be omitted and memorials be made to the First United Methodist Church of Dalton, 500 S. Thornton Ave., Dalton, Ga. 30720 or to one’s favorite charity. 

Love Funeral Home, 1402 N. Thornton Ave., Dalton (across from Hamilton Medical Center) is in charge of arrangements.


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