Gay Rose

PEORIA - Gay Lynn Rose, 64, of Peoria passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013, at UnityPoint Health-Proctor in Peoria.

She was born on May 23, 1949, in Peoria, the daughter of the late John A. and Gertrude L. (Blair) Rose.

Two sisters, Jan (Rose) Sabey and Bobbette Rose; and two brothers, Ron Rose and David Rose, survive her. Also surviving are one nephew, two nieces, three great-nieces and three great-nephews.

She was a 1967 graduate of Peoria High School.

She was actively involved with the Columbia Terrace Neighborhood Association. She had served on the Peoria Zoning Commission and the Illinois Heartland Emmaus Board.

Most recently, she was employed by Wal-Mart.

Cremation rites have been accorded, with a private burial. A public memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 29, at Bradley Epworth United Methodist Church in Peoria.

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Published in Peoria Journal Star on Mar. 9, 2014