Jess Roark, 79, passed away on Aug. 3, 2011 in Eureka, KS., after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease.
He was a former resident of Fowler, KS and lived may years in Sallisaw, OK.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jess Roark Sr. and Trotty Lay Roark, his wife of many years Geri Roark, one brother and two sisters.
His is survived by one son John Roark, of Sallisaw, OK., two daughters Jackie Stewart, Midway, TN, and Pam Morris, Sallisaw, OK., two step sons Al Bartezko, Fowler, KS, Mark Bartezko of Wisconsin, one step daughter, Debbie Mantzey, Fowler, KS, twelve grandchildren, and thirty one great-grandchildren.
Upon his request there were no special services. He would urge you to donate to help promote the cure for Alzheimer’s disease. Also the family would like to thank the comfort care nurses of Greenwood county hospital for their special care.