Gayla Joyce Roe, 68, of Junction passed away after an extended illness on Thursday, Oct. 13, 2022.
Gayla was born Sept. 7, 1954 in Eldorado, the daughter of the late James David and Wanda Fay (Hamilton) Nichols. She married Kenneth Allen Roe June 22, 1975.
Gayla was a homemaker and had her LPN license. She was a talented musician and singer who grew up in her mother and father's music store in Eldorado, giving piano and guitar lessons. She attended Pisgah General Baptist Church and was raised in the Church of God in Eldorado.
Gayla is survived by her husband, Kenny Roe of Junction; her daughter, Julie (Kevin) Roe-Skurat of Herrin; her son, Allen Roe of Junction; and one sister, Deborah Blount of Spokane, Wash.
Visitation for Gayla was held on Sunday, October 16th from 5 to 8 p.m. at Vickery Funeral Chapel in Equality. The funeral was at the funeral home on Monday, Oct. 17 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Steve Hunt officiating the service. Burial was at Lindale Cemetery near Eldorado. Donations in Gayla's memory may be made to the Pisgah General Baptist Church in Junction.