Betty Jean Rose

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Betty Jean Rose, Connersville, IN, went to be with the Lord on June 25th, 2022. She was born in Monroe County, West Virginia to Merton F Burns and Ruth (Dowdy) Burns. She was 13 years old when she moved with her family to Connersville. She attended Connersville schools. She was married to Nelson Rose on April 2, 1949. Betty worked at RCA for 10 years in Indianapolis. She worked at Ford from 1966 to 1995. She was a member of IUE 119 Union. Betty attended Community Gospel Church.

Betty is survived by a daughter, Bonnie Barnard (husband – Timothy) and a son, Daryl Rose (wife – Anna). Daughter-in-laws Midge Rose and Vickie Rose. Her grandchildren are Sean Barnard (wife -Tracy), Wendi Barnard (husband – Don Possen), Daniél Rose, Jessica Rose, Jeremiah “Jake” Rose, and Brandon Smith. Her great-grandchildren are: Brooke Curtis, Olivia Vong, Eric Lyles-James (wife – Chelsea), Travis Rose, Liam Barnard, Kayden Barnard, Lyla Rose, Axl Rose, and Nelson Bennett. Great-great grandchildren is Harley Jean Lyles-James.

Betty was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Nelson Rose, sons David and Daniel Rose, three sisters, Janet Wilson, Margaret Lephew and Edith Graves.

Friends and family may gather at Urban Winkler Funeral Home, 513 W 8th Street, Connersville, on Friday July 1, 2022, from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm.  Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 pm with Reverend Robert E. Lee officiating.  Burial will follow at Everton Cemetery.

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