Carl Rose, the son of the late William and Laura Kimmitt Rose, was born on March 3, 1914, in Marmaduke, Ark., and died at the Beverly Health & Rehab Center in Dexter on Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2002, at the age of 88. Mr. Rose had lived in Dexter most of his life. He had worked for 43 years and was retired from Elders Manufacturing in 1976, where he had been a press operator and inspector. He had been a member of the First Church of the Nazarene in Dexter for the past 60 years. On April 29, 1939, he was married to Elizabeth Nash in Dexter. Surviving are his wife, Elizabeth Rose of Dexter; one daughter, Carlene Hartle of Dexter; two sons, Jim Rose of Cabool and Joe Rose of Dexter; 10 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Altie Corlew and Ida Cowan, both of Dexter. Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 19, 2002, at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Dexter. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, Dec. 20, 2002, in the Watkins & Sons Chapel in Dexter with the Rev. Roger Wooten of Dexter officiating. Interment will follow in the Dexter Cemetery with Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Dexter in charge of arrangements.