Rachel Virginia Rose
Rachel Virginia Rose
  • December 1, 1925 - May 24, 2015
  • Rocky Mount, North Carolina

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Mrs. Rachel Collins Rose, age 89 of Rocky Mount, NC, passed away on May 24, 2015. She was born December 1, 1925 in Nash County.

She is proceeded in death by her husband of 64 years Clarence Jasper “Jack” Rose, her sisters, Mae Burroughs, Roxie Burnette, Eva Shearin, Anges Collins, and Anne Graves, brothers Sam Collins, Herbert Collins, and William Collins.

Left in cherish memory is her daughters Donna R. Strickland and husband Mike of Rocky Mount, Sandra “Sandy” Rose of the home, her granddaughter Michelle High and husband Thomas and great-grandson Michael Thomas High all of Rocky Mount.

Rachel was a great mother and grandmother. She was also a great friend to a lot of people. She worked at various jobs but her most enjoyable was as a school crossing guard for 22 years.

Graveside services will be held at Pineview Cemetery on Wednesday March 27, 2015 at 2:00pm. The family will receive friends at the home of Mike and Donna Strickland.