Whitesburg KY

Christine Roark, 86, dies

Funeral services for Christine Roark, 86, of Whitesburg, will be held at 11 a.m. today (Wednesday) in Whitesburg. Burial will follow in the Roark family cemetery at Linefork.

Born in Kingscreek to the late Harrison and Ora Ison Boggs, she died April 16 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital.

She was the widow of Paul Glenn Roark, who died January 30, 2005.

Surviving are four sons, Greg Roark and wife Kim, and Roger Roark and wife Tonya, all of Linefork, Randy Roark and wife Joyce of Blackey, and Kevin Roark and wife Ashley of Jenkins; a sister, Jewel Crase of Cowan; a brother, Frank Boggs of Knoxville, Tenn.; five grandchildren, Patrick Roark, Keith Roark, Tessa Roark, Max Roark and Amelia Roark; and two great-grandchildren, Kaylee Sturgill and Kinsley Sturgill.

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