Vickey S. Rose

Vickey Sue Rose, 79, of Bethany, IL, and having ties to Huntington County, IN, died Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020, at 1:15 p.m., at her home.

She was born July 23, 1940, in Andrews to Howard and Lela Gard Gilbert. She married James C. Rose in Mt. Etna on April 27, 1957, and he preceded her in death on Nov. 1, 2007. She was a homemaker. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary.

She is survived by two sons, Lawrence (Susan) Rose, of Bethany, IL, and James (Evelyn) Rose Jr., of Wabash; three sisters, Lora (Mike) Gilbert Gamble and Sharon Gilbert McClese, both of Andrews, and Iris Ann Gilbert White, of Valparaiso; 12 grandchildren; and 44 great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by two daughters, Shelly Rose Johnson and Rebecca Rose.

Calling is Monday, June 6, 2020, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash. A funeral service will be held Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020, at 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home, with David Phillips officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Lawns Cemetery.

Memorials are to St. Jude Children's Hospital.

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