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Melba (Roe) Flood

1927-2017

By CATHRYN STANLEY Published: April 26, 2017 12:00 AM

Melba S. (Roe) Flood, 90, of Batesville, died Friday, April 21, 2017 at Astoria Place of Barnesville.

She was born March 29, 1927 in Kennonsburg, daughter of the late Robert Roe and Lela (Bates ) Roe.

Melba (Roe) Flood

Mrs. Flood was a cook for Barnesville Hospital for seven years. She also worked for the former Harps Restaurant in Barnesville.

She was a loving housewife, mother, grandmother, and helped to take care of numerous people.

Mrs. Flood was a member of the Quaker City Church of Christ.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, Jimmie Cline Flood, who died August 2, 1997; three sisters; Margie Hodges, Myrtle Betts and Pauline Carpenter; three brothers; Charles E. Roe ( who was killed in action during WWII), Carl Dean Roe and infant Grant Roe, a special cousin; Carol Sue McVicker, three sons-in law; James Goodhart, Robert "Bob " McGath and Robert Nicholes.

She is survived by three daughters; Dixie Goodhart and Jim Parks of Summerfield, Debera McGath of Indian Camp and Janie (Jon ) Warner of Quaker City; a sister; Mary Shephard Harris of Barnesville; seven grandchildren; Lisa Goodhart, Kim Goodhart, Jason Warner, Joni (Josh) Biedenbach, Robert Jeremy (April) Nicholes, Jonas Nicholes and Jolene (Justin) King; 10 great grandchildren; Kayla(Craig ) Wehr, James Luyster, Jarod Nicholes, Jordon Nicholes, Jonathan Roe-Warner, Lexi Christman, Caleb Biedenbach, Ivy King and Sadey King; and three great-great grandchildren; Jillian Nicholes, Easton Wehr and Sydney Wehr.

A sister-in-law; Betty Lou Roe of Kennonsburg, A brother-in-law; Robert Carpenter of West Lafayette. Her Church family and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation was held Monday, April 24, 2017 at Thorn-Black Funeral Home, Quaker City, where services were held Tuesday, April 25, 2017 with Pastor Kim McFarland officiating.

Burial followed at Batesville Cemetery.


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