Rose Atwood

KINGS MOUNTAIN - Rose Conrad Atwood, 90, passed away Dec. 24, 2012, at Countrytime Inn Assisted Living, Kings Mountain.

She was born Sept. 3, 1922, in Forsyth County, daughter of the late Jasper Ross Conrad and Pearl Transou Conrad.

Mrs. Atwood was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Gastonia.

A funeral service will be 4 p.m. Sunday at Greene Funeral Service, West Chapel, 216 Archie Whitesides Road, Gastonia officiated by the Revs. Roger Overton and Bob Wells.

The family will receive friends 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home and following the service everyone is invited to fellowship at Brad and Rhonda Atwood's home, 186 Chestnut Lane, Gastonia.

Interment will be private.

Mrs. Atwood is survived by her son, Brad Atwood and wife Rhonda of Gastonia; daughter, Angela Hopper and husband Harold; brothers, Grover, Lawrence, Samuel and Ronald Conrad; sisters, Mildred Conrad, Inez Lagos; grandchildren, Leigh Atwood, Octavious Hopper, Mathew Hopper, Noah Freeman, Gracie Hopper, Jennifer Ledford; great grandchildren, Jaden Hopper, Dalton Moody, Allysia Atwood.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, Jesse W. Atwood; son, Alan C. Atwood; grandson, Jamie Rhyne; brothers, Jasper and Floyd Conrad; sister, Martha Conrad and Naomi "Nell" Boose.

A guest registry is available at

Arrangements are with the West Chapel of Greene Funeral Service and Crematorium, Gastonia 704-867-5521.

Funeral Home

Greene Funeral Service-West Chapel
216 Archie Whitesides Road Gastonia, NC 28052
(704) 867-5521

Published in Gaston Gazette on Dec. 28, 2012