Mount Vernon News
  • Evelyn J. Roof

  • July 23, 2010

SUNBURY — Evelyn J. Roof, 90, of Sunbury died July 20, 2010, at Countryview of Sunbury.

She was born Feb. 17, 1920, in Olive Green to the late Lloyd W. and Grace (Bright) Huddleston. She was a 1938 graduate of Sunbury High School; and member of the Pythian Sisters, Odis Gamble Temple, The Grand Temple of Ohio and Kingston Grange.

Surviving are daughter, Sharon Jones; son, Larry Roof; son-in-law, Doug Hammond; 10 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; brother, Buddy Huddleston; sister, June Johnson; stepbrother, Donnie Walters .

Deceased are husband, Howard M. Roof; daughter, Teena Hammond; daughter-in-law, Brenda Roof; brother, Donald Huddleston.

Friends may call Sunday, 2-5 p.m., at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Sunbury, where service will be Monday at 11 a.m. Pastor Brian Smith officiating. Interment to follow in the Berkshire Cemetery.

The DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home is honored to serve the Roof family. Visit



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