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Willis Rose, Jr.
July 19, 1928 ~ June 20, 2022 (age 93) 93 Years Old
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Willis Rose Jr. was born on July 19, 1928 in Hallsville, Texas to Georgia Mae Jinks-Rose and Willis Rose Sr. He accepted Christ at an early age. He was affiliated with Galilee Baptist Church of Hallsville, Texas. He migrated to Longview at a young age. He was married to Mildred Lois Jackson and to this union, 10 loving children were born. He was a big fan of baseball and enjoyed playing cards and dominoes. During his working days he was employed at Butter Ranch and later became a construction worker.
He was preceded in death by his mother and father Georgia Mae Jinks-Rose and Willis Rose Sr. Brothers: Dale Rose, Shirley Rose, and Lilbern Rose. Sisters: Annie Lee Rose-Jones, Mae Willis Rose-Davis, and his daughter Evelyn Rose. Leaving to cherish his precious memories are his beloved children, Shirley Roy, Rosetta, Robert (Vickey), Larry (Phyllis), Diane, Fanita (Willie), Ronald (Cynthia), Rhonda (Andrew), Michael (Kim), 19 grandchildren, 29 great grandchildren, 2 great-great grandchildren, a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins.