of Benton, AR
May 3, 1991 - April 30, 2021
Sara Elizabeth (Esser) Roach, 29, of Benton, Arkansas was born on May 3, 1991 in Santa Clara, California and passed from this life on April 30, 2021 at her home. She was a dearly loved daughter, sister, family member and friend. Sara was a gifted musician with an angelic voice. She is preceded in death by her paternal grandmother, ''Nanny'' Margaret Mary Esser, maternal grandparents, Robert and Evelyn Standley, one brother, Michael Allen Toland, two uncles, Alan Standley and Jim Standley.Sara found joy and peace in her music and brought comfort to her family with the strum of her guitar. She lit up every room with her witty personality, amazing stories and her beautiful smile. Her laughter was contagious, and her musical expertise will be terribly missed for Sara was a great piece of foundation in her family and to all who knew and loved her.Left to cherish her memory are her father, Eric Esser and wife Summer Zhao, her mother, Cristi Toland and husband Robin Lee Toland, SR, one brother, Robin Toland, JR, five sisters; Sophia Zhao, Katie Esser, Brittany Toland, Courtney Toland-Self and husband Clay, Emily Toland, aunts, uncles, beloved cousins, other relatives and many friends.Visitation will begin at noon on Thursday, May 6, 2021 at the Roller-McNutt Funeral Home in Clinton. Funeral services will follow at 1:00 pm at the funeral home. Interment will be in Canaan Cemetery in Marshall, Arkansas.To express online condolences please visit www.rollerfuneralhomes.com/clinton
Sara was an amazing young lady. Her sweet voice and kind heart will be truly missed. I pray for comfort for all her loved ones...I'm so sorry.
Sara You will missed. My heart breaks for your family. I hope you find peace. Thank you for being my friend.
Rest in sweet peace, beautiful. You will be loved and missed always, until we all meet with you again.
I love you cousin.
My dear Sweet Sara, you were a beautiful light in our family. I will always remember listening to you sing when you were a little girl. I watched several of your videos yesterday, your birthday. You were so loved by so many. It makes me weep to read all the loving tributes all over facebook. I told you so many times that your voice was so beautiful it brought me to tears. We will never forget you, Sweet Sara. Love you always, Aunt Mary and Uncle Al.
So sorry for your loss. My Sympathy to Eric and family. My Sympathy to Cristi and her family.
I am so, so sorry for the pain that Sara’s family is going through. Prayers & hugs. 😔
I an just overcome with this news. Sara was so beautiful and a wonderful friend. We lived next to each other. My heart goes out to the family in this trying time. God needed Sara more than we did. My thoughts and prayers are with the family in this time of need. May God comfort you and show you peace in the coming days. I love you Cristi. May God guide ,guard,and direct you. I’m here for you girl. Just let me know what I can do 🙏🙏🙏🙏♥️♥️♥️♥️
We are so deeply sorry for your loss. 🙏🏼❤️
My beloved Sara. We love you.Callie sings "y'alls song"; Caden misses you too and loves knowing you could sing and were on the radio. We Love you.
I didn’t know Sara, but if she’s anything like her mother or Aunts, she had to be wonderful. I’ve never met more genuine people. I love you all! My heart goes out to you all. Susan
We’ll miss you sweet girl. Love you always.
Sara you were a great friend, classmate, and musician. I will truly miss that smile. My prayers are with her friends and family.
If there’s anyone that deserves to be in heaven it’s you sweet girl. We’re all here missing you more than we ever dreamed possible. You’re a light to so many. I promise we’ll keep your memory alive forever. Annaleigh will always remember her Auntie Sara. I promise. She’s sending all the lover her precious heart has to give. Now sing your beautiful heart out. I love you forever and a day. I’ll be seeing you, and not a moment too soon. I promise
You were always a beautiful person inside and out. You will be missed by so many! I'll never forget the memories I have with you! Rest easy my sweet friend.
I love you most Sara. You will always be my sister. Dino and I will miss you dearly but you will forever be with us