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Minnie Lee (Watkins) Rose


1936 - 2015 Obituary Condolences
Minnie Lee (Watkins) Rose Obituary
Funeral services for Minnie Lee (Watkins) Rose, 79, of Sweetwater, will take place at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, July 15, 2015, at Broadway Baptist Church with Reverend Chris Stephens and Reverend James Baker officiating. Interment will follow at Round Mountain Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at McCoy Funeral Home.
Rose died Sunday, July 12, 2015, at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital.
She was born March 5, 1936, in Sweetwater. She married Hosea Monroe Rose on May 12, 1955 in Sweetwater. Minnie lived in Sweetwater most of her life and was a graduate of Newman High School in 1954. She was a member of Broadway Baptist Church, where she was very active. She was a homemaker, graduate of Abilene Barber and Beauty School and had attended Texas State Technical College. She had worked for the Village Super Market, Sweetwater ISD and TSTC. Minnie did volunteer work as a Boy Scout Leader, 4-H leader and at the food pantry.
Survivors include her daughter, Marla Andrews and husband Pete of Sweetwater; son, Marty Rose and wife Shayla of New Braunfels; granddaughter, Briana Rose of New Braunfels; great-granddaughter, Annabella Pastrano of New Braunfels; and numerous nieces, nephews and a host of adopted daughters and sons by heart.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Monroe on Aug. 28, 2002; and a sister, Geneva Watkins Bostick in 1999.
Pallbearers will be Tony Heady, Ricky Heady, Jennifer Bostick, Johnie Rose, Jimmie Rose and Rodney Goracke.
Memorials may be made to Broadway Baptist Church in her honor.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.mccoyfh.com.
Published in Sweetwater Reporter on July 15, 2015
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