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Mary Estelle Rose

August 25, 1938 — October 22, 2023

Buckingham

Mary Estelle Rose

Mary Estelle Gordon Rose was born on August 25,1938 to the late Phyllis Jefferson Gordon and Joe Smith Gordon. She departed this life on Sunday, October 22, 2023 at Centra Lynchburg General Hospital, surrounded by her loved ones. She was the 3rd of 10 children.

In February 1957 she was united in Holy Matrimony to William H. Rose. To that union 4 sons and 1 daughter was born.

Estelle confessed her life to Christ at an early age and was a faithful member of Union Hill Baptist Church, until her death. She was a member of the senior choir, fulfilled the position of church clerk briefly and she was a lifelong member of NAACP. She loved reading her bible.

She was predeceased by her siblings, Hazel and Shirlee (twins), Odessa, JoAnne and Lois.

She leaves to cherish her memories, her husband, William, daughter, Dennett, four sons, Kirk, Gary (Clarissa), Boyd (Rosalyn) and Ellis (Robin)., 3 sisters, Elizabeth Gordon Bailey, Lucy Gordon White and Doretha Gordon Dickens (Ernest), 1 brother, Joe Jr. (Shirley), 2 sisters-in-law, Ella Rose and Nina Rose Ross (John), 8 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren, a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

A Funeral Service will be held Sunday, October 29, 2023 at 2pm at the Union Hill Baptist Church in Buckingham, Virgina with Rev. Charles Trice Officiating and Rev. James Rose, Eulogist.  Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

A viewing will take place one hour prior to the service.

Arrangements by the Wells/Sheffield Funeral Chapel of Lovingston (434-263-4097).

 

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