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“Rose you will be missed, I also spoke to Bill who worked with you at the mailroom we both just found out. lol paula & bill ”
1 of 32 | Posted by: Paula Askew - ches, VA

“Kim and Karen, my most heartfelt condolences go out to you and your family. Your mother has been a part of my life since I was a small child. We...Read More »
2 of 32 | Posted by: Mary White - Chesapeake, VA

“Rose made the day brighter as only Rose could. It was a honor to have know her. With my deepest sympathy to her family. ”
3 of 32 | Posted by: Mary Tuel - Virginia Beach, VA

“We all loved seeing Mrs. Adams. She was such a sweet person and we will miss seeing her in our office. Dr. Reddy, Krystle, Rhonda ”
4 of 32 | Posted by: The Retina Group of Tidewater - VA

“I have so many fond memories of Rose & her Dad. She was such a sweet person! Don't know what DePaul will do without her! My deepest heartfelt...Read More »
5 of 32 | Posted by: Dianne Landon - Virginia Beach, VA

“Kim, Ralph and family. I am so sorry for the loss of your sweet Mother. She was always so kindhearted and giving. I remember as a teenager...Read More »
6 of 32 | Posted by: Debbie Franklin - Elizabeth City, NC

“I was at a loss as to what to say until I saw what Annie (another TD Handler) wrote. Annie spoke my thoughts by writing, "I am convinced that Rose...Read More »
7 of 32 | Posted by: Bob Buchanan - VA

“Flash and I enjoyed making our rounds at DePaul with Rose ”
8 of 32 | Posted by: Jackie Kirkman - Norfolk, VA

“When a neighbor loses a relative, it is as if a family member has passed and a loss to all. ”
9 of 32 | Posted by: Jim & Joyce Brooks - Norfolk, VA

“Sorry for your loss. I am sad to hear that Rose has passed. I worked with her yrs ago at DePaul and knew her to be a great person. She will be...Read More »
10 of 32 | Posted by: Linda Murders - Norfolk, VA

“Karen, You and your family are in my prayers, If there is anything I can do please let me know. Just remember I love you and so does God ...Read More »
11 of 32 | Posted by: Lucy - Suffolk, VA

“Kim I will miss my "RoseBud". The many times we sat on my front porch and gabbed. Worked with her for many years. She is well loved and a great...Read More »
12 of 32 | Posted by: Phoebe Cartos - Norfolk, VA

“Dearest Kim Our deepest condolences to you and your family.Your mom has reached peace and is no longer in pain. God be with you all and be your...Read More »
13 of 32 | Posted by: Elizabeth - Melbourne

“"May you find peace and comfort in knowing that your grief is shared by so many. Your mom will be sorely missed. God bless you and your wonderful...Read More »
14 of 32 | Posted by: Barry and Jackie - fresno, CA

“lots of summertime memories, growing up and visiting Nannie, Granny, Mom Goldie, Aunt Rosie, Uncle Bill,Karen and Kimmie ”
15 of 32 | Posted by: vanessa cooper - monroe, VA

“I am honored to have met Rose during my trips to VA, I know she is loved and will be missed. All my sympathy and loved always ”
16 of 32 | Posted by: Jean-Anne Corbin

“My thoughts and prayers go out to the family. Miss Rose was one of a kind and we will miss her dearly. ”
17 of 32 | Posted by: Denise Warren - Chesapeake, VA

“I am convinced that Rose filled her pockets with treats before she left us and is generously handing them out to our beloved dogs who preceded us in...Read More »
18 of 32 | Posted by: Annie Page - Norfolk, VA

“God rest your sweet soul my darling Rose (affectionately to me, Lucy). Im honored to have known you! Much love, Diane Schroeder ”
19 of 32 | Posted by: Diane Schroeder - OH

“For the family, my deepest sympathy. For my dearest friend...you left me too soon. But I understand why you had to leave here. Your friendship...Read More »
20 of 32 | Posted by: Jennifer Collazo - Virginia Beach, VA

“Know that my thoughts and prayers are with all of Rose's family and friends. She touched so many people and dogs with her Pet Therapy program at...Read More »
21 of 32 | Posted by: Cindy Burton - Virginia Beach, VA

“Kim, I'm so sorry for your loss. Baylee and I will miss Rose so much. Baylee so loved her. She was always so generous with the Puparonni's she...Read More »
22 of 32 | Posted by: Maria and Mike Metts - VA

“Dear Miss Rose, Thank you so much for loving our pet therapy pups as much as if they were your own pups. And know that we loved you just as much. ...Read More »
23 of 32 | Posted by: Dani Dorresteyn - Hampton, VA

“Dearest Rose, Thank you for escorting the pet therapy dogs through De Paul Hospital for all those years. Without you, there would have been no pet...Read More »
24 of 32 | Posted by: Diane Zaba, Zachary and Zoe - VA

“Kim~ My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family! ”
25 of 32 | Posted by: Lynn - Bridgeport, PA

“I offer my condolences to Rose's family. You were so fortunate to have her with you as long as you did. God bless you all and find grace and...Read More »
26 of 32 | Posted by: Linda Taylor - Chesapeake, VA

“Kim you are in my thoughts every minute. Stay strong, esp for JJ, and try to focus on your parents' joy at behing reunited at last in eternal bliss....Read More »
27 of 32 | Posted by: Diane - Springfield, TN

“Kim, My heart goes out to you at this time. Know that you, and your family, are in my thoughts and prayers. Love you, Jane ”
28 of 32 | Posted by: Jane Sloan - Dover, OH

“Dear Kim, Ralph and family, My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Please know I am always here for you. Love, Laura ”
29 of 32 | Posted by: Laura Terrell - Bridgeport, PA

“Mom,I love you very much, I know you are in a much better place,with dad. I miss you so much. Much love, your daughter, Kim ”
30 of 32 | Posted by: Kim - Norfolk, VA

“Nanny, You will be greatly missed.I will always remember the times we shared together. You are now at peace, please say hello to PaPa for me! I know...Read More »
31 of 32 | Posted by: william burton - VA

“Dear grieving family, My wife and I are very sorry for your tremendous loss and would like to express our condolences to the entire family. We...Read More »
32 of 32 | Posted by: Jodel - NY


Rose T. Adams, 78, of the 800 block of Norman Ave., Norfolk, VA, passed away February 27, 2012, in her home. A native of North Carolina, she was the daughter of the late Heckstall and Selma Twiford, and the widow of William D. Adams. She was a member of McKendree United Methodist Church and volunteered at DePaul Hospital for over 20 years. She is survived by her two daughters, Karen Connell and Kimberly Burton and husband Ralph; her sister, Patricia Golden and husband Tom; five grandchildren, William Burton, Jon Burton, Julie Connell, Jenny Connell and Katie Connell; five great-grandchildren, Kaitlin, Jordan and J.J. Burton and Carver and Caroline Jamison; and her beloved Chihuahua, Allie. A memorial service will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at McKendree United Methodist Church with Rev. Michelle Louk officiating. Condolences may be offered to the family at www.hollomon-brown.com.

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