Elizabeth W. Rose, daughter of the late William Nash and Nora Jennings Nash, was born on April 8, 1916, in Dudley, Mo., and died at the Cypress Point Skilled Nursing in Dexter, Mo., on Oct. 14, 2012, at the age of 96.
Mrs. Rose was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene in Dexter, Mo., and was formerly employed by Stovall's Department Store.
She was united in marriage to Carl A. Rose on April 29, 1939, in Dexter.
She is survived by one son, Joe Rose of Dexter; by one daughter, Carlene Hartle of Dexter; by seven grandchildren, Danny Fraser, Samantha Pearson Mehan, Tim Rose, Tod Rose, Jeffrey Rose, Stephanie Credille and Amy Rose; by five stepgrandchildren, Eric Hartle, Emily Tidwell, Natalie Ries, Candi Spear and Shawn Young; and by 15 great-grandchildren.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband; by one son, Jim Rose; and by two brothers, Thomas Nash and Sam Nash.
Visitation will take place at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter from 9:30 a.m. until 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012. Funeral services will then be conducted at 11 a.m. by Rev. Roger Wooten at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel in Dexter. Interment will follow at the Dexter Cemetery in Dexter, Mo.