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Carolyn June Barbee Roach Overly

Carolyn June Barbee Roach Overly, 82, widow of the late Edgar Kenneth Roach and the late Bobby Overly; died Saturday, August 6, 2022, in Paris, KY.

She was born in Myers, KY to the late Oney and Lorena Hudson Barbee.  She was a homemaker and loved her flower garden, fishing, and baking.  Carolyn loved spending time with her family and was a member of the River of Life Ministries.

She was survived by two children, Steven Kenneth (Christy) Roach and Theresa Edgington; five grandchildren, Lisa (Brian) Whalen, Randall Roach, Steven Kenneth (Rebecca) Roach II, Jason (Amanda) Roach, and Chantal Roach; nine great-grandchildren, Shawn Tobin, Whitney (Timothy) Watts, Ryan Tobin, Timothy Whalen, Sierra Davis, Destiny Roach, Hayden Roach, Ashton Roach, and Jayden Roach; six great great grandchildren, Aliyah, Elijah, Mathaus, Alexis, Adrian and Naomi Watts; one brother, Tony Barbee; three sisters, Louise (Ronnie) Powell, Sue (Mark) Terrell and Francis (Paul) Fryman; special honorary family member, Sandra Johnson and family, and several nieces, nephews all of which she held in a special place in her heart.

In addition to her husbands and parents, she was also preceded in death by one son, Terry Lee Roach; two grandchildren, Jordan Ray McIntyre and Riley Watts; two brothers, Paul Barbee and Noble Barbee and two sisters, Darlene Ritchie and Rosemary Lucas.

Funeral services will be conducted at 12:00 PM Wednesday, August 10, 2022, at the River of Life Ministries, 616 Clintonville Rd. Paris, KY by Pastor Krista Hampton and Pastor Dennis Peace.  Burial will follow in the Evergreen Memory Gardens, Paris, KY.

Visitation will be from 5-8 PM Tuesday, August 9, 2022, at the church.

Pallbearers will be Shawn Tobin, Ryan Tobin, Brian Whalen, Randall Roach, Gary Barbee, and Timothy Watts.

The funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Lusk-McFarland Funeral Home, 1120 Main St., Paris, KY.

The online guestbook is at and a 24-hour funeral information line can be reached by calling 859-987-4387.

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