Jeanette Ferrell Rose
Jeanette Ferrell Rose
  • May 3, 1931 - September 10, 2017
  • Virginia Beach, Virginia

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Jeanette Ferrell Rose, 86, passed away peacefully at home on September 10, 2017, in the presence of her beloved family. She was born on May 3, 1931, in Danville, VA, a daughter of the late Henry K. Ferrell, Sr. and the late Rosa Eastwood Ferrell.

Jeanette was employed by Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Company in Richmond until she married Winston Wallace Rose in 1961 and moved to Virginia Beach. She was an active member of Bayside Baptist Church and the Faithful Sunday School Class. She will be most remembered for her love and devotion to her family.

Jeanette was predeceased by her husband of 49 years, Winston. She is survived by four daughters, Tracy Estep and her husband Sam, Wendy Rose, Amy Vest and her husband Walter, and Bonny Rose. She was the proud grandmother of Winston and Spencer Estep and Taylor, Ellie, and Sydney Vest. Survivors also include a brother Reginald W. Ferrell and his wife Sandra, her stepsister, Barbara Hunt, her stepbrother, Glen Reynolds, two nieces and six nephews. Jeanette was also predeceased by her brother, Henry K. Ferrell, Jr. and sister Lois F. Richardson.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, September 14, at Rosewood-Kellum Funeral Home, 601 North Witchduck Road, Virginia Beach. A celebration of life will be held 2:00 p.m., Friday at Bayside Baptist Church with The Rev. Mark Pullen officiating. Honorary Pallbearers are John Richardson, Mark Moore, Wayne Ferrell, Robbie Ferrell, Marty McGowan and Joe McGowan.

The family would like to acknowledge with gratitude the loving care provided by Westminster-Canterbury at Home Hospice and Elder Care at Home. They suggest that those wishing to make a memorial consider Bayside Baptist Church Family Life Center, 1920 Pleasure House Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23455, or a charity of choice.

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