Betty Sparks Rose, 91, of Elkin passed away Monday, Jan. 4, 2021, at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. Mrs. Rose was born March 26, 1929, in Wilkes County to Conrad and Hilda Cheek Sparks.

Mrs. Rose was a member of Benham Baptist Church and retired from Centel.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Roby William Rose, and three sisters.

Survivors include her sons, Michael Rose and wife, Sherry, of Raleigh, Ricky Rose and wife, Greathia, of Elkin, Tony Rose and wife, Teresa, of Elkin; grandchildren, Garriot Rose, Brandon Rose, Ben Rose, Samantha R. Reikowsky, Joseph Rose and seven great-grandchildren.

A funeral service will be conducted Monday, Jan. 11, 2020, at 1 p.m. at Elkin Funeral Service Chapel with Rev. Jason Wiles officiating. Burial will follow in Charity United Methodist Church Cemetery. Mrs. Rose will lie-in-state from noon to 1 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to Charity United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund, 6440 Austin-Traphill Rd, Elkin, N.C., 28621.

Online condolences may be made to Services entrusted to Elkin Funeral Service.

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