Rosa Harrison Mosley, 95, passed away Sunday, April 10, 2011.
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She was born Aug. 10, 1915, in Holmes County, Fla., to Tollie and Peggy Gillis Harrison. Mrs. Mosley lived most of her life in Holmes and Walton counties. She was Baptist by faith and a member of Mossy Head First Baptist Church. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and great-great-grandmother. She was a compassionate caregiver, she loved fishing, gardening and taking care of her animals, especially her dog, "Tiny."
Mrs. Mosley was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Arvy Lee Mosley; five sisters, Beulah Shirley, Myrtle Slaughter, Virgie Jenkins, Sarah Carroll and Essie Shirley; one son, Charles Junior Mosley; three grandchildren, Howard Ropke, Elaine Sheets and Robert Mosley; and one great-grandson, Brandon Sheets.
Mrs. Mosley is survived by her two sons, Harrison Lee Mosley and wife, Cheryl, of Mississippi, and James Mosley and wife, Linda, of DeFuniak Springs; two daughters, Wynell Ropke and husband, the Rev. Carl Ropke, of Pensacola, Fla., and Ruby Sheets and husband, William Sr., of DeFuniak Springs, Fla.; 16 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren.
A time of visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Clary-Glenn Funeral Home, 230 Park Ave., DeFuniak Springs.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 13, at Clary-Glenn Funeral Home with the Revs. Carl Ropke and Joel Glenn officiating. Burial will follow in the Sandy Creek Cemetery.
You may go online to view obituaries, offer condolences and sign the guest book at www.clary-glenn.com. Clary-Glenn Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements.
Published Online in Northwest Florida Daily News on Apr. 12, 2011