May 162014

Neona “Sue” Rose, 71, passed away April 19, 2014, at her home in Taylor. Sue was the second of six children born to Raleigh and Nila Saul.

She was a graduate of the Arizona school for the deaf and blind in Tucson. She spent her school years in Tucson where she made life long friends, returning home for Christmas holiday and summer break.

Sue married Robert C. Rose in 1962, and they had three children together, Judy Rodriguez, Debi Rose and Eddie Rose. She was a homemaker who loved to bake, sew and square dance. She also loved gardening.

She moved to Kentucky in 1995 but returned home to her beloved Arizona after the passing of her husband in 2010.

Sue was preceded in death by her husband Robert C. Rose, her parents Raleigh and Nila Saul; her sister Karla Jamison; brothers Darwin and George Saul; and her grandson Bobby Rose.

She is survived by her sister Thea (Leonard) Hudson, brother John Saul; children Judy Rodriguez, Debi Rose and Eddie Rose; four grandchildren, Hollian (Brandon) Rickman, Riley (Mary) Rose, Brandy Rose, Sharra Rose and eight great grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. on May 17 at the Our Lady Of The Snow Community Center in Taylor.

Silver Creek Mortuary of Taylor was in charge of the arrangements.