03/22/06 — PEGGY ROSE

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Sept. 29, 1927-Mar. 21, 2006

SMITHFIELD -- Maggie Mae "Peggy" Rose, 78, died Tuesday.

A graveside service will be held Friday at 4 p.m. at the Hills of the Neuse Memory Gardens, with the Rev. Beth Burton-Williams officiating.

Mrs. Rose was a native of Rocky Mount and was the daughter of the late LaFayette Williamson and Nannie Fuller Williamson. She worked for the Jerold Corporation for 20 years and was a member of the First Christian Church.

Mrs. Rose was preceded in death by her husband, Jesse "John" Rose, Jr., and a son, Durwood R. Rose.

She is survived by one son, Darius E. Rose of Smithfield; one sister, June Williamson Martin of Franklin; two brothers, I.K. Williamson of Goldsboro and LaFayette Williamson of Princeton; and three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends Thursday night from 7 until 9 at Parrish Funeral Home in Selma.

Flowers are welcome, or memorial contributions may be made to the Neuse Little Theatre, P.O. Box 1832, Smithfield, N.C., 27577; or to the Alzheimer's Foundation of America, 322 8th Ave., 6th Fl., New York, N.Y., 10001.

Published in Obituaries on March 22, 2006 1:46 PM