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From: "June Ramsey" <>
Subject: Re: [ARIZARD] rose obit
Date: Wed, 18 Aug 2010 07:24:17 -0500
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Harold i s Waunice not still living? i don't remember her passing away, but
didn't see her name. Didn't she marry a Taylor at Oxford, or have i just
forgotten. Bee a while ago. Ha! Wasn't Bertha Box a Blevins also. Maybe a
sisiter to Waunice's mom? June





----- Original Message -----
From: "Harold Blevins" <>
To: "Janice Reed" <>; <>
Sent: Tuesday, August 17, 2010 4:44 PM
Subject: Re: [ARIZARD] rose obit


> Thanks for this obit, Janice....in addition to us both being born at Sage,
> we both went to Melbourne High at the same time.
> I had lost track of him, his cousin Lloyd Rose was in my graduating class.
> Roger's sister Martha married Odean Helm
> from Melbourne, Odean's mother was another one of those Blevins kids who
> keep popping up here and there.....HRB
>
>
>
> >
> > Roger Dean Rose went to be with our Lord on December 5, 2009 after a
long
> > courageous battle with cancer. He was born in Sage, Arkansas on August
> > 30th 1935 to Archie Rose and Alma (Stroud) Rose. He attended school in
> > Melbourne, Arkansas, which is where he met his future wife, Lois
Collier.
> > In 1955, shortly after his graduation, he married Lois and he and his
> > young bride moved to the Wenatchee area, where they would live for the
> > next 51 years. Upon their arrival to Wenatchee, Roger began working at
> > Columbia River Orchards, where he would remain until he began
construction
> > work on Rocky Reach, Wanapum and Wells Dam. After almost 8 years in
> > construction, Roger went to work as a horticulturist for the WSU Tree
> > Fruit Research Center here in Wenatchee, where he would be employed for
> > the next 30 years.
> > He was a member, an Elder and a Deacon at the East Wenatchee Church of
> > Christ for thirty years before moving to the King's Orchard Church of
> > Christ in Wenatchee.
> > Roger is survived by his son Ron (Rhonda), daughter, Lisa (Ricardo),
> > grandchildren, Torrie (Adam), Chelsea, Christian and Devin, his
> > great-grandchildren, Haidin and Norah and his sister, Martha Helm of
> > Broken Arrow, Oklahoma. Waiting for him in Heaven is both of his
parents,
> > his wife, Lois, son, Paul and his sister, Maxine Umphnour.
> > A Service of Commemoration will be held at The King's Orchard Church of
> > Christ, 1610 Orchard Ave., Wenatchee at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday,
December
> > 9th, with a reception to follow. Please sign in or leave a memory for
the
> > family online by visiting www.HeritageMemorialChapel.com A private
family
> > Entombment will be at Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery with all
> > arrangements entrusted to Heritage Memorial Chapel.
> >
> >
> >
> > Thanks for the idea. I will search more later.
> >
> > Janice
> >
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