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Rosa Mae King

Rosa Mae King, 87, died Friday, April 4, 2014 at Stockhoff Nursing Home in Fredericktown. She was born November 18, 1926 at Grisham Spur, Mo., the daughter of Lee Theodore and Lenora Magdalene (Bess) Long.

Rosa was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Oscar King, whom she married May 2, 1954 at Bessville Old Union Church; daughter Crystal Lea (King) Woods; grandson Janszen Scott Woods; son Thomas King; and brother James “Bill” Long.

Survivors include daughter Cheryl (Scott) Cooper of Perryville; grandson Joshua Cooper and Brittany Bachmann of Perryville;  granddaughters Heather (Billy) Osborne of Fredericktown and Jessica Cooper of Athens, Ga.; and sister Judy (Charles) Chambers.

Rosa was a member of the Fredericktown United Methodist Church and enjoyed gardening, reading, travel and baking.

Funeral services were Sunday, April 6, 2014, at Fredericktown United Methodist Church with Pastor Lora Cunningham officiating. Burial was in the Christian Cemetery.

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