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G. T. Rose

Apr 09 1925 - Jul 01 2006

Mr. G. T. Rose, age 81, of Princeton, Texas passed away July 1, 2006 at his home. He was born April 9, 1925 in McKinney, Texas to Gus Thomas and Rosa Mae (Kennedy) Rose. He married Betty J. Thomas on December 24, 1952 in McKinney, TX. He was a mail carrier for the US Postal Service. He served his country in the US Army during World War II earning a Purple Heart and five bronze stars. He was a Past Master in the Masonic Lodge in California and a member of the Masonic Lodge in Princeton. He is survived by his wife Betty; sons Ronney of Grapevine, TX and Donnie Lee and wife Ines of Lemoore, California; daughter Connie and husband Kevin Pape of Caddo Mills, Tx; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild; brother Ruffus R. and wife Alla Gene Rose of Branch, TX; and numerous nephews, nieces and other loving relatives. He is preceded in death by his first wife Tommie; baby boy Ricky Lee; brothers Everett and Orbie Rose; and sister Lavada Sharp. Graveside service will be held at 10:00 am Thursday, July 6, 2006 at Wilson Chapel Cemetery, Lowry Crossing, Texas, with Chaplain James Stephens officiating. Family will receive friends from 6:00 – 8:00 PM Wednesday at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home.
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