Gladys Ann Rose

Published 9:47 am Monday, February 24, 2020

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Ms. Gladys Ann Rose, 68, died Monday, Feb. 17, 2020, at Kate B. Reynolds Hospice House in Winston-Salem.

She was born Jan. 29, 1952, in Rowan County to the late James Walter “Tom” Rose Sr. and Gladys Elizabeth Scott Rose. She was a member Mainville AME Zion Church in Mocksville. She was a hard worker known to say, “if it was easy, everybody would do it.” Her favorite pastimes were fishing, cooking and teaching others how to cook. She was a loving and giving person who would give you her last dollar. She had a deep affection for everyone, was a mother to all and would quickly put you back in your place. She never met a stranger and could talk to anyone; she always had a listening ear.  She had a huge heart, a loving spirit, and an infectious laugh. She had a special place in her heart for Onix, her favorite granddog.      

Survivors: her daughter, Anelia P. Rose, M.D., who she affectionately nicknamed “Neatie” of Durham; siblings, Paul Rose (Penny), Jane C. Rose, James W. “Bunk” Rose Jr. (Bertha), Brenda “Doody” James (Doug), all of Mocksville, Ronnie Rose (Susan) of Clemmons and Alicia Rose of Salisbury; a host of nieces and nephews, with whom she shared personal relationships; and her special granddog, Onix.

A funeral service was conducted at 11 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 22 at Mainville AME Zion Church, Chaplain Rick Charles officiated. The family received relatives and friends from 6:30-8:30 p.m., Friday, Feb. 21 at Lambert Graham Funeral Home in Mocksville. Burial followed in Westlawn Gardens of Memory in Clemmons.

Memorials: Trellis Supportive Care, 101 Hospice Lane, Winston-Salem, 27103.