Marcella Sue Rose, age 73, of Whitley City, passed away Tuesday, August 11, 2015, at the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset, Kentucky.
She was born at Smithtown, Kentucky, on July 30, 1942, the daughter of the late Manley and Laura (Strunk) Jones. Besides her parents, she is preceded in death by a brother, Boyce Jones and three sisters: Relda Jones, Patsy Wilson and Dixie Jones.
Surviving family include her children: Karen Haynes (husband Jerry) of Parkers Lake, Kentucky, Gary Rose (wife Janice) of Parkers Lake, Barry “Freddy” Rose (wife Cynthia) of Acorn, Kentucky, and Carla Stanton (husband John) of Parkers Lake, eight grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren and seven great, great-grandchildren.
Sue was a homemaker and member of the Pleasant Knob United Baptist Church. She was also a member of the North McCreary Fire Department. She enjoyed camping, gardening and canning. She loved growing and taking care of her flowers. Most of all, she enjoyed her great grandchildren and going to Pigeon Forge with them.
Funeral services: Friday, August 14, at 1:00 p.m. in the chapel of McCreary County Funeral Home.
Burial at the Pleasant Knob Cemetery.
Visitation: Thursday evening from 6 – 9p.m. at the funeral home.
McCreary County Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements.