Mrs. Marsha Gurganus Roper, age 74, a resident of Bath, gained her angel wings on October 21, 2023.
Marsha was born in Edgecombe County on November 13, 1948 to Haywood and Grace Gurganus. She was a 1967 graduate of Tarboro High School. On August 16, 1986 she met the love of her life Glenn Roper and became ONE in Christ on October 19, 1986.
Survivors include her husband, sons Chris Beach of Tarboro NC and Steven Roper (Annty) of Clermont, FL and daughter Stephanie Griffin (Robert) of Greenville NC. She is survived by her loving sister, Glenda Thompson of Tarboro NC and, five grandchildren Amber and Trey Beach of Tarboro NC, Ned Coffman of Greenville NC, Alyssa Beach and Ally Wimmer of Salem, VA, many nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, and an awesome family of friends whom she loved dearly.
Marsha was preceded in death by her parents Haywood and Grace Gurganus, her sister Shirley (Richard) Whitley, her brother Robbie Gurganus, her brother Douglas Gurganus (Joyce) of Fullerton CA and nieces Sheila (Robert) Hathaway and Marilyn Bradley (Jeff).
A memorial service will take place at 3:00pm on Wednesday, October 25, 2023 located at St Clair’s Church of Christ, 9814 NC-99, Bath, NC 27808. A visitation will precede the service at 2:00pm.
Joseph B. Paul Jr. Funeral Service of Washington, NC is honored to serve the Roper family during this time.
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
St. Clair’s Church of Christ - Directions
9814 NC-99, Bath, NC 27808
- Wednesday, October 25, 2023
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM