Mr. Joshua H. Anderson, Sr.
Is a native of Longview, Texas, graduate of Longview High School class of 2011. Joshua is the President and founder of Rosewood Memorial Funeral home. Mr. Anderson has been around the funeral industry since he was 11 years old. In addition to the funeral home, Mr. Anderson is the owner of Midnight-Prestige Limousine Service. Mr. Anderson has always been known as a very ambitious young man. Joshua is married to Khadijah Anderson, together they share three children; Khayliee, Layla, and Joshua Jr. Josh enjoys cooking on his patio, relaxing, and spending time with family and friends.
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Mrs. Khadijah A. Anderson,
Is a native of Gilmer, Texas, graduate of Gilmer High School class of 2012. She is the only child. Mrs. Anderson has been involved in the funeral industry since 2011. Khadijah is a graduate of Dallas Institute of Funeral Service class of 2017. She is a member of Women in black and the National Morticians Fraternity Pi Sigma Eta Epsilon Chapter. Khadijah is a licensed Funeral Director, Cremation Arranger granted by the International Cemetery Cremation and Funeral Association, Crematory operator granted by the International Cemetery Cremation and Funeral Association , and is certified to conduct sea burials granted by New England burials at sea LLC. She is married to Joshua Anderson, Sr., together they share three children; Khayliee, Layla, and Joshua Jr. She currently serves as the Vice President and Funeral Director in Charge at Rosewood Memorial Funeral Home. Mrs. Anderson finds pleasure in creating lasting memories for each family that she serves. In her free time, Mrs. Anderson enjoys spending time with her family and friends, traveling, and relaxing.
Mr. Chris Pinkney,
Is a native of Gilmer, Texas, graduate of Gilmer High School Class of 2007. He is the oldest of two children. Chris has a passion, and has been not only called, but chosen for the Funeral Industry. He has over 15 years of experience, serving in California, Oklahoma, and Texas. He has been with the Rosewood Family since July 2016 and currently serving as the Care Manager & Apprentice. He also serves as Chairman of By-Laws for New Generation of Funeral Services Practitioners Association, Inc. Chris is also a member of the National Funeral Directors and Mortician Association 40 and Under and is a Honorary member of Epsilon Nu Delta Mortuary Fraternity Inc. Chris serves over and beyond, he can always be counted on when needed. He spends countless hours and time with the deceased and families we serve and come in contact with. When you come to The Rose you can bank on dealing with Mr. Pinkney, he’s a true servant and loves people. In his free time, Chris enjoys playing football and spending time with his son; Chris lll.
Mrs. Arethia Roberts,
Is a native of Gilmer, Texas graduate of Gilmer High School class of 1978. Mrs. Roberts has been married to Pastor Earl Roberts since 2001, together they share six children and eight grandchildren. Arethia has been serving with Rosewood Memorial Funeral Home since 2017. Mrs. Roberts not only has a heart to serve, but she has a passion for doing hair. She has been a licensed cosmetologist for 28 years. In her free time, Mrs. Roberts likes to enjoy time with her family and friends, travel, and laugh..
Ms. Linda Buchanan,
Is a native of Gilmer, Texas. Ms. Buchanan has been with Rosewood since 2016. She has three children. Outside of the funeral industry, Ms. Buchanan operates her own catering service.
Mr. Melvin C. Strong,
Is a native of Gilmer, Texas. He has been with J.H. Anderson Enterprise since 2011. Mr. Strong is a retired Army Veteran. He is married to JoAnn Strong, together they share three children; Melvin Jr, Kim, and Jomia.
Pastor John L. Taylor, lll.,
Is a native of Dayton, Ohio, graduate of Dunbar High School 1998. John graduated from Jarvis Christian College with his Bachelors in Business Administration in 2003 . He is the President and Founder of the Joshua Logan Taylor Foundation. He has been with Rosewood since 2017. John was called at the age of 13 to preach God's word, he has been allowing Him to guide him every since. He is married to Rita Taylor, together they have three sons; John llll, Jeremiah, and Joshua. During his free time he enjoys spending time with his children or just simply relaxing.
Mr. Freddie Paul,
Is a native of Athens, Texas. He has been with Rosewood since 2017. Mr. Paul is a member of the Athens ISD School Board. In his free time he enjoys spending time with his wife and children.
Mr. Travis K, Johnson,
Is a native of Pittsburg, Texas. He has been with J.H. Anderson Enterprise since 2015. In his free time he enjoys hunting and spending time with his family.