Jean Wyatt Roark

November 17, 1929November 25, 2018

Betty Jean Wyatt Roark, age 89 of Americus, GA, passed away on November 26, 2018 at Phoebe Sumter Medical Center in Americus, GA.

Jean was born on November 17, 1929 in Bemis, TN, to the late Lester Eugene and Hassie Carnell Wyatt. She was a homemaker most of her life.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. William Forrest Roark, Jr.

She is survived by her son, William Forrest Roark, III of Americus, GA; her siblings, Kenneth Wyatt (Doris) of Old Hickory, TN, Charles Wyatt (Rosie) of Birmingham, AL, Dr. Thomas Wyatt of Atlanta, and Linda Wyatt Ladd (Robert) of Fayetteville, GA; and several nieces and nephews. She is also survived by her brother in law, Homer Roark of Malesus; sister-in-law, Sue Roark of Jackson; and sister-in-law Pat Roark of Georgia.

A cryptside service will be held on Friday, November 30, 2018 at 1 p.m. at Highland Memorial Gardens. Friends may visit with the family following the service.


  • Cryptside Service Friday, November 30, 2018

Jean Wyatt Roark

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