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Vera Rose Vera Knight Rose, 90, died Friday, June 13, 2003, at Baptist St. Anthony's Hospice in Amarillo. She was born June 17, 1912, in Lakeview, Texas. At the age of 3, Rose and her family moved to Quay County. She graduated from Porter High School in 1929 and attended Montezuma Baptist College and Wayland Baptist College. She received a bachelor's degree in teaching in Las Vegas, N.M. She taught school at Porter and Endee and then moved to Tucumcari where she was chosen Teacher of the Year before her retirement in 1976. She has made her home in Amarillo since 1995. She was a member of the retired teachers of Quay County, Tucumcari Art League, Tucumcari Historical Museum and the New Mexico Association of Educational Retirees. She was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Lola Knight; and nephews Aubrey, James, Donald and Ronald Knight. Survivors include one sister, Bertha Harred of Alvin, Texas. Graveside services were held Tuesday morning. The Rev. Scott Seymour officiated. Burial was held at Tucumcari Memorial Cemetery. Dunn Funeral Home of Tucumcari handled arrangements.
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