Helen Elizabeth Rose, age 91, of Elkhorn City, KY passed from this life, surrounded by her loving family. Helen was born to the late James and Nancy “Mullins” Elkins in Beefhide, KY, March 1, 1927.
Besides both parents, she is preceded in death by three sons, Ireland Rose, Jimmy Rose, and Danny Rose. Helen is survived by three sons, Eddie Rose and his wife, Willa of Marrowbone, Ronnie Rose of Somerset, KY and William Rose of Elkhorn City, KY; two daughters, Nancy Ollier of Neopolian, OH and Rita Dutton and her husband, Jeff of Stanton, KY; twenty two grandchildren and an amazing host of great and great great grandchildren.
The family will accept friends Friday, April 27, 2018 and April 28, 2018 at Poorbottom Freewill Baptist Church, beginning at 6:00 PM with services nightly at 7:00 PM. Richard Gibson and Ritchie Gibson will be the officiants over all church services held for Helen. Funeral services will be Sunday, April 29, 2018, beginning at 1:00 PM with burial following at the Buddy Ratliff Cemetery on Poorbottom Road.
Helen will certainly be missed by all who knew and treasured her. Arrangements are entrusted to the Thacker Memorial Funeral Home of Pikeville, KY.