Laura Beth Roach

September 14, 1936 - June 29, 2019

Laura Beth Roach

Laura Beth Haynes Roach, 82, of Kountze, died Saturday, June 29, 2019, at Kountze Nursing Center. She was born on September 14, 1936, to Bethel Evelyn Merrill and Thomas LaRue Haynes.

She worked at Southwestern Bell for more than thirty years. Laura Beth loved photos of family; she had many hanging on her walls. Laura Beth was a mighty prayer warrior. She loved being called “Granny” by “her boys”, nieces, and nephews. Her face would light up when any of those kids called on Granny, but her brothers and sisters called her Di. Laura Beth was a lifelong member of Little Rock Assembly of God Church in Kountze.

Survivors include “her girls”, Lesa Simmons and her husband, Mark, of Silsbee and Rhonda Haynes, of Katy; sister, Judy Moore and her husband, Larry, of Honey Island; brother, Dean Haynes and his wife, Mary, of Kountze; grandsons, Brandon Laird and his wife, Keesha, of Kountze; Chase Simmons and Logan Simmons, of Silsbee; great-grandsons, Caden Laird, Paxton Laird, and Slade Laird of Kountze; and stepsons, Kent Roach and Craig Roach.

Laura Beth is preceded in death by her high school sweetheart and husband, Donald Ray Roach; parents; and her brother, Nathan Haynes.

A gathering of Mrs. Roach’s family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 2, 2019, at Broussard’s, 530 West Monroe, Kountze. Her funeral service will be 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, July 3, 2019, at Little Rock Assembly of God, 5970 Highway 326 North, Kountze, with her interment to follow at Old Hardin Cemetery, Kountze.


Broussard's Mortuary - Kountze, TX
530 W Monroe Street Kountze, TX 77625
Gathering of Family and Friends
Broussard's Mortuary - Kountze
530 W. Monroe Street Kountze, TX 77625
Tuesday, July 02, 2019
5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.
Funeral Service
Little Rock Assembly of God Church
5970 Highway 326 North, Kountze, Texas 77625
Wednesday, July 03, 2019
11:00 a.m.
Old Hardin Cemetery
Hwy 326 Kountze, TX 77625

Comments (5)

  • Felicia Paynr

    03 September 2019 at 03:09 | #

    Judy & family I'm so sorry to hear about Laura Beth's passing. I just seen her obituary. She will be missed by so many. A huge heart that always helped anyone that needed it. Prayers are with you all


  • Mary Fears

    03 July 2019 at 02:07 | #

    My thoughts and prayers are with the family. Such a wonderful women that will be greatly missed.
    Mary Fears


  • Ruth Brown Mcneely

    02 July 2019 at 23:46 | #

    To Laura family my thoughts and prayers are with you all she was a great life time friend and help me with Mom and Dad if anything went wrong with them she would call me to come she loved you all and loved the little trips she went on with you I know you will miss her but she did leave you all a lot of wonderful memories we send out condolences from the Brown girls


  • Sue Lindeman

    02 July 2019 at 16:24 | #

    I am so sorry for your loss. Such fond memories of Laura Beth through the years. Always a hug and a smile....Love and Prayers. Kenneth and

    Sue Lindeman


  • Deborah Laird Walker

    01 July 2019 at 01:01 | #

    Lesa, Rhonda, Judy,Brandon and family so sorry to hear of Laura Beth's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.


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