Wilma Rose, 85

Wilma Florence Bowen Rose, 85, resident of DeMossville, KY, passed away Tuesday January 22, 2019 at St. Elizabeth Medical Center Florence, after a brief illness. Born October 8, 1933 in Pendleton Co., KY, she was the daughter of the late Lewis Alfred and Clarice Thelma Blades Bowen.

Wilma was a retired school bus driver for Pendleton County Board of Education, where she drove for many years. She was an energetic, vivacious lady, that loved being active; she was involved in many activities, everything of which centered around her love for her family. She was a member of Dry Ridge Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her two husbands, Fred Rose and the father of her children, Ernest R. “Doodle” Bobb.

Survivors include daughters, Beverly (Marvin) Davis, Kathy (Jeff ) Banfield, both of Pendleton County and Linda (Darren) Justice of Grant County; grandchildren, Scott Davis, Andrew Justice, Matt Davis, Luke Banfield and Madison Justice; great-grandchildren, Clarissa, Tanner, Carter, Mason, Braden, Bailey and Miller. step-daughters, Beth, Melinda and Sandy; Nancy preceded Wilma in death. Honorable recognition is given to her special friends, Paul and Tonya and her two cats, Blackie and Spotty Boots.

Visitation was held on Sunday January 27, 2019 at Stanley Funeral Homes, Williamstown location. Funeral services were conducted with Rev. Brandon Burks officiating. Burial was in Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery in Pendleton County. Memorial Contributions may be made in Wilma’s memory to Dry Ridge Baptist Church.