Archive for Thursday, August 16, 2007

Obituary: Rosetta B. Saunders


August 16, 2007

Graveside services for Rosetta B. "Rose" Saunders, 83, Eudora, were Friday, Aug. 10, in Longview Cemetery in Jefferson City, Mo.

Mrs. Saunders died Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2007, at her home.

She was born July 29, 1924, in Jefferson City, Mo., the daughter of William "Bill" and Mary Ellen Bell Finn.

She married James Saunders in 1957. He died in 1999.

Mrs. Saunders also was preceded in death by a son, two daughters and a granddaughter.

Survivors include four sons, Robert Brown and Loren D. Brown, both of New Bloomfield, Mo., James A. McDowell and Claude "LeRoy" Saunders, both of Eudora; three daughters, Mary Robinette, Henley, Mo., and Sharon Borton and Dorothy Grizzle, both of Eudora; 18 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to an organization of the donor's choice, sent in care of Lawrence Funeral Chapel, 3821 W. Sixth Street, Lawrence 66049.

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