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Eva Roy; April 17, 2011

Published 1:03pm Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Eva B. Roy, 84 years of age, entered her eternal home in Heaven Sunday, April 17, surrounded by family and friends.

She was preceded in this homegoing by Mr. James Rogers Roy, her husband of 34 years, and her parents, the Fulton and Edna Broadrick.

Her survivors include six children, Bruce Roy of Harvest, Maretta Oswald and her husband John of Montgomery, Joran Clements and her husband Dean of Lexington, S.C., Roger Roy and his wife Tina of Woodstock, Ga., Kelly Roy and his wife Susan of Albertville and Larkin Roy of Dalton, Ga.

The godly heritage of Eva Roy also includes 18 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

She is also survived by two brothers, Lawson K. Broadrick and his wife Kay, Ray C. Broadrick and his wife Pat, and Joe Lippard, her brother-in-law. She is also survived by a host of dear, precious family and friends to whom she was affectionately known as “Mama Eva.”

As a Huntsvillian of 56 years, Eva was involved in many areas of this city. She was a member of The Rock Family Worship Center, worked for over 13 years as a Tupperware manager, owned and operated Roy’s Flowers for eight years and volunteered in organizing the West Mastin Lake Baseball Women’s Auxiliary.

Her children will receive guests Wednesday, April 20, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Rock Family Worship Center. The service will follow at 2 p.m. at The Rock with internment at Valhalla Memory Gardens.

In honor of their mother, the family has requested that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the Eva B. Roy Memorial Fund at BB&T Bank for her great-granddaughter with Cystic Fibrosis or to Choose Life.

Please the online guest book at www. valhalla-funerals.com.

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