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Elizabeth Ann (Betty) Roche, 74, of Duncan, OK passed away Friday, September 8, 2017 after a brief illness.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Thursday, September 14, 2017 at 11:00am at the Don Grantham Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Randy Southerland officiating.   
The family will receive friends Wednesday, Sept. 13th at the funeral home from 5:30 to 7:00pm.
Betty was born September 26, 1942 at Ft. Smith, Arkansas to Ralph and Lenora (Kinsey) Cook.  She married James "Jim" Roche on March 16, 1961 in Oklahoma City, OK.
Betty was employed by Halliburton Services as an Accounting Clerk retiring in 2008.  She and Jim were active members of the Duncan Moose Lodge and Betty held every office in the Women of the Moose organization.
Betty is survived by her husband, Jim Roche of the home; two sons, James A. Roche II and wife Donna of Ponca City, OK and Michael A. Roche of Duncan, OK; three grandchildren:  Rebeccah Ann, Claire Marie and Ava Grace Roche all of Ponca City, OK; and a host of other family and close friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Ralph and Lenora Cook; one brother, James Ralph Cook; and a sister, Tanya Nobles.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Duncan Moose Lodge.
Honorary Bearers are Jim Richardson, Will Harrison, Thomas Roche and Dana Stanley.
There will be no committal following the service.
Online condolences can be sent to the family at: www.granthamfuneralhomes.com
Published on September 12, 2017
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