L. Carole Roach-Scherff

December 05, 1934 ‒ October 12, 2018

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Carole Roach-Scherff, age 83, of Mont Vernon, Ohio passed away on Friday, October 12, 2018 at the Country Club Retirement Campus.

Carole was born on December 5, 1934 in Dania, Florida to the late Watson Marlow and Ruby Lois (Long) Burrell.  Carole was a member of The Church of the Nazarene of Richardson, Texas.

Carole is survived by her brother Charles and Barbara Burrell of Mount Vernon.

In addition to her parents, Carole was preceded in death by her first husband Charles Wheeless, her second husband Jackson Roach, her third husband Augustus Scherff; and her son Walter Charles Wheeless.

Carole’s early working years began as a secretary in the Administrative Offices of Texas A&M.

Future years and relocations found her at National Soil Services, a geotechnical engineering firm in Dallas, Texas.  Carole was the Executive Assistant to the President and CEO for many years.

Continuing working years found her at Murata Business Systems and American General Hospitality that became Interstate Hotel and Resorts.  Carole eventually served as Payroll Coordinator.  She was highly trusted in this confidential position.  Carole’s ability to work with all levels within the organization was highly regarded.

Carole retired in 2004.  In October 2011, Carole moved to Mount Vernon where she resided with her brother Charles and Barbara Burrell.

A graveside service will be held on Thursday, October 25, 2018 at Roach Cemetery in Macks Creek, Missouri beginning at 11AM.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests a donation to Capitol City Hospice in Columbus, Ohio.  Their service after Carole’s fall and hip operation were exemplary.

To send the family a condolence online visit: www.snyderfunerahomes.com

The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Carole Roach-Scherff.


  • Uncle C and Aunt B: I know that she is where she wants to be. She is finally at peace. Prayers to you and the rest of the family.

    Love ya,
    Elodia Wheeless Chapa

  • We truly loved getting to know Carole over the last few years. She always made us smile and certainly loved her brother . She will be missed, you are all in our prayers . God Bless , Mark and Laurie

  • Charlie and Barbara, our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of grieve. Carole was so very special to me as we spent so much time together from 7th grade on through high school. Aunt Lois did so much for me all those years as well! I grieve with you, but know she is now with her Lord, healed and having a reunion with many loved ones.

  • Carole was a dear, trustworthy and loyal friend. We were separated by the miles these last few years, but we still loved talking by phone about old times, family, and the faithfulness of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. I can’t say “thank you” enough to Charlie and Barbara for their boundless love and care of Carole. She loved you both deeply. I will dearly miss my sweet friend!! Goodbye sweet Carole.

  • Charlie B & Barbara, your in my prayers! I know Carole & Tillie are having a grand time in Heaven. Love, Mandy

  • The death of those we love brings sorrow and great pain
    But when our loved one knows the Lord,
    Our loss becomes their gain – Sper.

    For, to me, to live is Christ
    And to die is gain. Phillippians 1:21

    Dear Charlie, Barbara and Family – May these words bring you the Peace of our Great Comforter and the Assurance of God’s promise – Our reunion through Jesus, our Redeemer.

    Sharing with you the loss of your beloved sister and my dear cousin – Carole,
    Shirley Burrell Murray
    Stuart, FL