Billie Martonne Rose

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Billie Martonne Rose, 88, of Washburn, passed away Wednesday, March 27, 2019, at Roaring River Health and Rehabilitation Center in Cassville.

She was born Sept. 1, 1930, in Springfield, the daughter of Alford and Columbia (Gentry) Rose. On Feb. 24, 1951, in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, she was united in marriage to Daniel Rose, who survives. Also surviving are one sister-in-law Shirley Thomas and her husband William of Washburn.

She was preceded in death by her parents and brother Bob Rose.

She grew up and received her education in Washburn where she graduated from high school. She went on to attend Draughon Business College in Springfield. Later she moved to Oklahoma City where she was employed as an Executive Secretary at General Electric for 34 years. In 1985, her and Daniel moved to Washburn. She was a member of VFW Women’s Auxiliary.

Services were held Sunday, March 31, at Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Pastor James Stewart conducted the services. Burial will be at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Butterfield at a later date.

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