Maxie Whistlehunt Rose, 75, of Roderfield, passed away Thursday, November 28, 2019 at Bluefield Regional Medical Center in Bluefield, WV.
Born September 12, 1944 in Welch, she was the daughter of the late May and Earl Whistlehunt. She was a homemaker and member of the Ark of Safety Church in Roderfield.
In addition to her parents, Maxie is preceded in death by her husband, Leonard Martin Rose; and two sons, Dewayne Leonard Rose Sr. and Ricky Allen Rose.
She is survived by two sons, Clinton Rose of Bluefield, WV and Leonard Dewayne (Bubby) Rose of Roderfield; one daughter, Patricia Ann Rose of Roderfield; three sisters, Thelma Riffe and husband Jessie and Veola Nierman and husband Charles all of Denver, NC and Ruby Shirley of Lincolnton, NC; eight grandchildren and sixteen great grandchildren.
Funeral services were conducted Monday, December 2, 2019 at 12:00 Noon at the Ark of Safety Church in Roderfield with the Reverends Danny Blackburn and Gene Ball, officiating. Burial followed at the Woodlawn Memorial Park in Bluewell.
Friends called at the church Monday from 11 am to 12 noon. Pallbearers were friends and family.
Douglas Mortuary in Welch assisted the Rose family.