S.C. Rose of Memphis, formerly of Hughes, died Thursday, June 3, 2010, at the Crittenden Regional Hospital in West Memphis. Born at Hollywood, Mo., he was the son of the late Samuel Cheatum and Gladys Rose Rose and was raised in the Arbyrd, Mo., area. He was a graduate of Arbyrd High School and was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He lived much of his life in Hughes where he was a longtime farmer and member of the First Baptist Church.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Kathy Rose, a son, Sammy Rose, six brothers and five sisters.
Survivors include a son, Ross Rose of Memphis, Tenn.; two daughters, Bobbie Peppers of West Memphis and Tiffany Davis of Marianna; a sister, Sharon Hitt of Leachville; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
A graveside funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 5, at the Leachville Cemetery with Rev. Ricky Rose officiating. Burial was under the direction of Howard Funeral Service of Leachville. The family received visitors Saturday morning from 10 a.m. until noon at the funeral home.
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