HENDERSONVILLE- Rosemary R. Iles, 88, of Hendersonville, died on Monday, April 29, 2013 at the Elizabeth House. A native of Gary, IN she was born on May 13, 1924 to the late Trevor Richards and Emma Miller Richards. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Harold A. Iles; her son, Robert H. Iles; her daughter, Renee Caldwell and her brothers, Willie Richards and Evan W. Richards.
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She worked for The Seventh-Day Adventist Church for 38 years, 15 of those she spent in the overseas mission service. She was also a member of the Park Ridge Hospital Auxiliary.
She is survived by her five grandchildren, Lowell Iles, Veronica Iles, Chris Caldwell, Tina Caldwell, Roger Caldwell; three great-grandchildren; two nieces, Nancy Perry, Janie Snider; and a nephew, Bill Richards.
A graveside service will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, May 3, 2013 at Shepherd Memorial Park.
A register book is available online for family and friends by visiting www.thosshepherd.com.
Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements.
Thos. Shepherd & Son - Hendersonville
125 South Church Street Hendersonville, NC 28792
Published in The Times-News on May 3, 2013