Rosa Lee Blake

Frankford-Rosa Lee Blake, 91, passed away Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019, at the Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care Center, Hudson, NC.

Born Sept. 3, 1928, at Maxwelton, she was the daughter of the late George Washington and Plina Susan Loudermilk Withrow.

Rosa was a member of the Henning Church of God and the American Legion Auxiliary.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Cecil Blake; daughter, Carol Shelton and granddaughter, Nathaslia Shelton; and eight siblings.

Survivors include son, Robert Blake (Debbie) of Hudson, NC; daughter, Gloria Jean Loudermilk (Phillip) of Wingate, NC; six grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.

Funeral service was held on Thursday, Oct. 24, at the Morgan Funeral Home Chapel, Lewisburg, where Pastor Rick Hefner officiated.  Burial was in Rosewood Cemetery, Lewisburg.

Visitation was one hour prior to the service Thursday at the funeral home.

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