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BURNS, ROSA LEE WASHINGTON (nee WIGFALL) - passed away at home on Thursday, December 6, 2012. Rosa Lee was born on August 4, 1933, in Beach Island, South Carolina. She grew up in Augusta, Georgia, and moved to Newark, New Jersey, in the early 1950's where she was an Eastern Star member and a member New Point Baptist Church. In 1997, she moved to Pleasantville, where she joined Mount Zion Baptist Church. Rosa Lee was predeceased by her parents, Rayford Wigfall, Sr. and Ruby Bates; her first husband, Frederick Wash-ington, Sr. ; and her son-in-law, Kenton Harris. She is survived by her loving and devoted husband, Abraham; her brothers Rayford Wigfall, Jr. and John S. Wigfall; her sister Dorothy Evans; her children, Frederick Washington, Jr., Joanne Washington, Eletha (Sue) Washington, Ronnie Edwards and his wife Maria, Connie Moses and her husband Frederick, Anthony Wash-ington and his wife Darcele, Timothy Washington and his wife Silvia, Doris Harris, and Jerome Sellers; her grand-children, John Washington, Terrence Hilton, Cheryl Wash-ington, Darina Washington, Tashana Edwards, Aliana Washington, Jared Wash-ington, Desiree Moses, Dennell Moses, Brittani Washington, Jerome Washington Sellers, Tyron Edwards; and seven great grandchildren. Visitation will be Thursday, December 13, 2012, at Mount Zion Baptist Church, 352 South New Road, Pleasantville, N.J., from 9:00-11:00 A.M. and a service at 11:00 A.M. Interment: is private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Rosa Lee's name to a breast cancer or colon cancer
. Professional services are by Serenity FH 414 South Main Street, Pleasantville, NJ (609) 383-9994
Published in The Press of Atlantic City on Dec. 11, 2012