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“Bill, I am so sorry to read about your mom. She was a very sweet lady and I am proud I met her. I know that she was "precious" to you guys. Please...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: Lori Newton - High Point, NC

“We have not met Janet herself, but Allen is a long time friend and coworker of Mike. I shall always treasure his friendship and we are very sorry...Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: Allen and Elisabeth Kimball

“So sorry, Mike and family, to hear about Janet's death. Joyce Motley Miller. ”
3 of 14 | Posted by: joyce motley miller - conway, AR

“Mike, so sorry to hear we lost Janet. I know you and Janet were very close and you both meant a lot to the Martin family. We just got our Sunday...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: Bobby and Carol Martin - NLR, AR

“Mike, you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. ”
5 of 14 | Posted by: Glendon Goode - Rogers, AR

“I have many wonderful memories of the years Janet and I worked together at First National Bank. She was a fun-loving person and a true friend. My...Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: Patsy Brown - Friend

“Mike I am so sorry for you and your family. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. ”
7 of 14 | Posted by: Karen Goode-Greenfield - AR

“We would like to extend our sympathy and condolences to Mike and the boys. ”
8 of 14 | Posted by: Eldean Corley & Susan Ver Weire - AR

“Mike,Sorry for your loss.God will comfort you and family.Sad as this time is,it sure makes heaven look better day after day ,night after night. ...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: Ronnie & Carolyn Rollow - AR

“My prayers are with you and your family. ”
10 of 14 | Posted by: Shirley Coffman - Hector - Friend

“Dear Mike, Please accept my deepest condolences on the loss of your beloved mother. My best memory of her was when I was in my late teens. I...Read More »
11 of 14 | Posted by: Amy Trigg Adkison - Russellville, AR

“Saddened to hear this news. Thoughts and prayers for all family members during this difficult time. ”
12 of 14 | Posted by: Gene Rankin - Van Buren, AR

“Thoughts and prayers for Mike and the family from Tennessee ”
13 of 14 | Posted by: Donna Grice - Millington, TN

“We are so sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers ”
14 of 14 | Posted by: Jerry & Annetta Pelt - Danville, AR


Janet Strickler Roys, 79, Russellville, passed away May 18, 2017. She was born March 19, 1938 in Los Angeles, CA to the late Ben and Frances Strickler.

Survivors include her husband of nearly 58 years, Mike Roys; son Bill Roys, wife Denise and children Hayden, Logan and Audrey; son Michael Roys, Linda, Christopher and Elizabeth Newby, granddaughter Grace Grace and husband Sawyer Grace and great-grandson Ridge; sister and brother-in-law Diane and Bill Breazeale and loving extended family including nieces, nephews and cousins.

Janet was known and loved by many. She made close relationships while employed at First National Bank, PJs Corner and ATU. She cherished the friendships of the ladies in her bridge club of 57 years, and most importantly, she was fun-loving "Precious" to her adoring family. Always a gracious, beautiful lady; Janet, and her Easter tacos, will be greatly missed.

The memorial Service will be 10:00 a.m., Monday, May 22, 2017, at Central Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Brian Brock officiating and under the direction of Shinn Funeral Service of Russellville. The family will receive friends following the service at the church.

Burial will be private in Oakland Cemetery in Russellville.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, c/o Judy Murphy, 126 Lakeview Circle, Russellville, AR 72802 or to the Arkansas Tech University Foundation, 8820 Tech Lane, Russellville, AR 72801.

The online obituary and guestbook are available at www.shinnfuneral.com.

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