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“Dear David, I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. The love of a mother is irreplaceable. The Roberts family was very good to my...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Katrina Robinson Beaman - TN

“Aunt Rose was loved by all. She is now with her sister, my mother, Eunice Dalton, and her other family members. We will miss her. Linda Dalton ”
2 of 7 | Posted by: Linda Dalton - Southport, NC

“Aunt Rose was one of a kind. Always smiling, always interesting. She will be missed. Linda ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: Linda Dalton

“I have wonderful memories of Rose during our childhood visits to Middlesboro. Our condolences to the family....Mike Roberts ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Michael D. Roberts - OH

“Our thoughts and condolences are with Carol, Margie, David and families. Love, Doug & Kathy ”
5 of 7 | Posted by: Kathy Katcher - Biltmore Lake, NC

“We are so sorry for your loss. Although Ike never got to meet Aunt Rose in life, I have told him how beautiful she was and how kind she was to send...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Ike and Patti Pinkston - KY

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Love, Lee & Bob ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: bob roberts - st simons island, GA


Rosa (Rose) Roberts Crigger Brotherton, 96 passed away at the Brownsburg Health and Rehabilitation Center on August 26, 2009. She was born June 4, 1913 in Manchester, KY to the late Taylor Gilbert Roberts and Anna Powers Roberts. The family later moved to Middlesboro, KY where she spent her youth. Rose was married to James Morris Brotherton who preceded her in death on December 21, 1994. She was also preceded in death by her sister, Eunice Dalton; brothers, Tom, Jim, Charles, Gilbert, Billy Joe, and Jack Roberts. grandson, Mark Thomas and two great grandchildren. Rose is survived by her son, David (Shirley) Crigger, New Tazewell, TN; daughters, Carol (David) Thomas, and Margie (Jack) Bagosy of Indianapolis. Also surviving are grandchildren, Michael (Noelle Gasco) Thomas of Monterey CA, Lori (Joe) Marlar of Nashville, TN, Alex (Jennifer) Bagosy of Ladera Ranch, CA, Emily Bagosy of Indianapolis, Karen (Terry) Braubaugh, Miami, FL, Sharon Sieglar, Morristown, TN, Cathy (Andy) Partin, Tazewell, TN, and Susan (Bill) McDonald of Indianapolis. She also has 8 great grandchildren and 5 great great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Rose is also survived by a brother, Algin Sims Roberts of Frankfort, KY. Services for Rose are 1pm Saturday, August 29 at the Usher Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Floral Park Cemetery. Friends may call from 10am until services on Saturday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Assoc. of Indianapolis. The family would like to their sincere gratitude to Brownsburg Health & Rehabilitation Center for the wonderful care of Rose. Online condolences may be offered at usherfuneralhome.com

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