Rosalie Somerville


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Rosalie Somerville Geers

May 06 1921 - Dec 24 2009

Rosalie Geers of Whitewright died in her home on Thursday, Dec. 24th, at the age of 88 years of age. She was born in Omaha, Texas on May 6, 1921. Rosalie was the daughter of Henry Chambers Somerville and Rosa Lee Hart Somerville. Rosalie married Paul Geers on October 11, 1942 in Bagwell. Her husband, Dr. Paul Geers, daughter Paula Geers King, and grandson Patrick Jones preceded her in death. She was survived by daughter Brenda McKinney and husband David of Whitewright, Jeanette Bowen and husband TW of Whitewright, Kay Grimes and husband Steve of McKinney and son Tony Geers; Grandchildren Emily King Brenner and husband Geoff of Frisco, Terry Jones and wife Karyn of Whitewright, Paul Jones and wife Kim of Anna, Holly Jones Knowles and husband Steven of Magnolia, Chad Bowen and wife Mimi of Dallas, Cody Bowen and wife Laura of White Oak, Chase Bowen of Sherman, and Mac Grimes of McKinney, Christopher Grimes of Allen, and Jarrod Geers; Great grandchildren Braden and Tate Brenner of Frisco, Brittany and Sara Jones of Whitewright, Victoria Uresti and Katherine Jones of Anna, Ashley and Tyler Jones of New Braunsfels.,Ethan, Luke, and Zackery Knowles of Magnolia, Gyllian Bowen of White Oak, and Jarrod Geers. She was preceded in death by Brothers Henry Lee Somerville and Johnny Somerville, Sisters Mary Somerville, Margaret Somerville, Ann Novey. She was survived by sisters Martha Grace Gooding of Paris, Rae Jean Moore of Bagwell, and Lucy Jones of El Paso. Rosalie Geers was a Nursing Home Administrator at the Whitewright Nursing Home owned with her husband Dr. Paul Geers for over 20 years. She was member of First Baptist Church of Whitewright for many years where she taught the Dorcas Sunday School Class. At the time of her death she was a member of Kentucky Town Baptist Church in Whitewright. Services were held on Saturday, Dec. 26th at Kentucky Town Baptist Church in Whitewright with Bro. Rodney Stanford officiating. Burial followed at Oak Hill Cemetery in Whitewright. Memorials may be made to the Kentucky Town Baptist Building Fund.
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