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Eliza Jane (Thomas) Roland

April 9, 1930 ~ February 18, 2022 (age 91)

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Eliza Jane Roland, 91, of Louisville, Kentucky, formerly of Ponca City, OK. passed away on Friday, February 18, 2022.

Eliza accepted Christ at an early age. Eliza was a member of Conner Chapel A.M.E. Church, where she was a Sunday School Teacher, Choir Member, Church Clerk, Missionary Secretary and Stewardess Secretary. Eliza loved her Church and attended regularly, Along with her husband, Soloman, she was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary. Eliza enjoyed her garden and cooking for friends and family. She will be missed by all who knew her. She was born on April 9,1930 in Okemah, Oklahoma to Sanko and Mary       (Marshall) Thomas. She is preceded in death by her Parents, Husband, Soloman Roland, Son, Alvester Roland, Brother, Sam Thomas, Sisters, Robertha Reed, Cozella Jackson, Bertha Ceasar, Zeffie Normore, and Lourwreather Thomas.

Eliza is survived by her Son, Lonnie Roland, Daughter, Rubye Woods, and Sister, Myrtle King. Eliza also leaves behind to cherish her memory 7 Grandchildren, 10 Great Grandchildren, 3 Great-Great Grandchildren, and a host of Nieces, Nephews, Friends, and Extended Family.

Funeral Services will be held in Ponca City, Oklahoma on March 4, 2022 at 10 a.m. at the Attucks Community Center. Pastor Thomas Webb will be officiating. Burial will follow at the Resthaven Memorial Park Cemetery under the care of Grace Memorial Chapel Funeral Home.

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March 3, 2022

9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Grace Memorial Chapel
2016 N. 14th
Ponca City, OK 74601

Funeral Service
March 4, 2022

10:00 AM
Attucks Community Center

Video is available for this event

Interment following funeral service
March 4, 2022

Resthaven Memorial Park Cemetery

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