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Rose Whitson

August 29, 2018

Mrs. Rose Whitson, age 70 of Bankston, passed away Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at her residence.

Funeral services will be held Friday, August 31, 2018 at 11-A.M. from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Cedar Grove Cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday from 10-12 at the funeral home. Bro. Adam Smith will officiate.

Survivors include her husband: Milford Whitson of Bankston, son: Brad (Christie) Whitson of Cantonment, FL, daughter: Faith (Delbert) Vice of Berry, brother: David (Bobbie) Sanford of Tuscaloosa, sisters: Pat (John t.) White of Bankston, Janice (Terrell) Files of Berry, four grandchildren: Brittanie (Bill) Drapo of Belk, Tori (Wesley) Parson of Berry, Chesney Whitson and Tristan Whitson, both of Cantonment, FL, and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents: James Charlie Sanford and Rose Joyce Skipper Sanford, sisters: Sarah Harper and Linda Thornton, brothers: James Sanford and Tim Sanford.

Rose was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt, cousin and friend. She was an active member of New Liberty Freewill Baptist Church. She will be missed dearly by all of her loved ones.

Honorary pallbearers will be: Tristan Whitson, Benjamine Drapo, Steven Vice, and Travis White.

Active pallbearers will be: Wesley Parson, Bill Drapo, Cody Vice, Michael McConnell, Michael Selman, and John Files.

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