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Rose Douglas Chism

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Rose Douglas Chism Obituary

Chism, Rose Douglas,

Rose Douglas Chism, age 101, of Wolf Creek, KY, passed away Thursday, August 10, 2017 at Brandenburg Nursing and Rehab.

Rose was born September 7, 1915 to the late Calvin and Maggie Mae Devore Gonterman in Meade County, KY. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Prock Chism; son, Phillip Chism; sisters: Threcia Roberts and Mayme Elder; brothers: Jim Gonterman, Joe Gonterman, and John Gonterman; and her special friend, William H. "Bill" Board.

Rose was a faithful member of the Wolf Creek Baptist Church and a former member of the Ladies Auxiliary VFW.

She is survived by her four children: Melinda (Roy) Knott of Brandenburg, Mike (Sandy) Chism of Gainesville, FL, Cathern (late Joe) Conkwright of Hardinsburg, KY, and Lawrence (Theresa) Chism of Brandenburg; one sister, Mary Galbreath of North Carolina; 21 grandchildren, 41 great-grandchildren, and 30 great-great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Monday, August 14, 2017 at 2:00 PM from the Chapel of Bruington-Jenkins-Sturgeon Funeral Home with burial to follow in Parr-Frans Cemetery in Wolf Creek.

Visitation will be Sunday, August 13, 2017 from 1:00 - 8:00 PM EDT and Monday, August 14 after 9:00 AM at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to: Meade County Senior Citizens, 1200 Old Ekron Road, Brandenburg, KY 40108 or the Wolf Creek Baptist Church, PO BOX 75, Payneville, KY 40157.

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Published in The Courier-Journal on Aug. 12, 2017
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