Mrs. P. H. Rose Obituary
Globe (Jasper County, MO)
19 Jan 1939
Lamar, Mo., Jan. 14 – Funeral services for Mrs. P. H. Rose, 74 years old, who died yesterday afternoon at the Bickell [sic] hospital here, will be held at 1:30 o’clock Sunday afternoon at Ketterman, in Vernon county, her home until two years ago. Burial will be in the Ketterman cemetery. Mrs. Rose suffered a fractured arm in a fall three weeks ago and shock from the injury was believed to have hastened her death. Surviving are her husband; three sons, Horace and Charles Rose of Lamar and Delbert Rose of Carthage, and a daughter, Mrs. Nellie Corwin [sic, Gowin] of Carthage.
Democrat (Barton Co MO)
ROSE TRAGEDY [illegible] DEATH OF HIS GRANDMOTHER
Rose Died in the Bickel Hospital Friday Afternoon – Was in Good Health Until
Her Grandson’s Death – Fell in Her Kitchen a Few Days Later and After That
She Was Never Well – Died of a Bowel Obstruction – Funeral Near Ketterman,
Mo. – Was Born in Troy, Mo., and Married P.H. Rose When She Was 18 – Spent
Most of Her Life in Vernon County – Came to Lamar Last Summer With Her Husband
Who Survives Her – Also Surviving Are Three Sons and a Daughter.
P.H. Rose, 74, mother of the well known Rose brothers, died in the Bickel
hospital at 2 o’clock Friday afternoon. Mrs. Rose was taken to the hospital
less than a day before her death, suffering from an intestinal obstruction that
had troubled her for more than a month.
Mrs. Rose was in fairly good health up until the death of her young grandson,
13-year-old Quentin Rose. The aged
lady was deeply grieved and shocked by the tragedy. A day or two after the
boy’s death, Mrs. Rose fell in her kitchen, shaking her up badly. From that
time on she grew steadily worse.
Rose was unable to retain any food. Finally about 4 o’clock Thursday afternoon
she was taken from her rooms in the Mrs. Maude Rudisaile home on North Poplar,
to the hospital where she died 22 hours later
body was taken to the River Funeral Home. Services were to be Sunday afternoon
at 1:30 in the Verea [sic, Berea] church near Ketterman, Mo.
Ketterman is a small town a short distance northwest of Walker. Interment
will be in the cemetery adjoining the church.
Rosalie Capps was born in Troy, Mo., on December 18, 1864, and consequently was
74 years, 0 month and 26 days old at the time of her death. When she was a girl
of 18, Ellen Rosalie married Patrick H. Rose. The marriage was performed in
Lincoln County in 1882.
year later Mr. And Mrs. Rose moved to Vernon County. They settled near Walker
where they were destined to live most of their married life. They have lived
there except for two intervals. Some years ago they came to Lamar for a time,
later moving back to Vernon County. Last summer Mr. And Mrs. Rose again came to
Lamar. They visited with their children for a time and then took rooms here in
sons and a daughter besides Mrs. Rose’s husband, survive. They are Charles
Rose, operator of the Lamar Dairy; Horace Rose, who lives four miles north of
Lamar, and Delbert Rose, formerly of Lamar but now of Carthage. The daughter is
Mrs. Luther Gowin of Carthage. One child
died in infancy, another at the age of 5 and a daughter Mrs. Verdta Spencer died
when she was 19. Two brothers, Henry Capps of Collins, and Thomas Capps of
Humansville; and one sister, Miss Mary Capps of Ironton, also survive.
are seventeen grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.
Submitted by Rejeana Zinn Griffin on April 5, 2003.