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Graveside Service

Hollywood Cemetery
Wednesday January 16th, 2019

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Rosalie Deese

Rosalie Butner Deese, 80, of Mount Holly, passed away on Friday, January 11, 2019 at her residence. She was born on April 18, 1938 in Stanly County, North Carolina, the daughter of the late Virgin Butner and Valarie Gainey Butner. Rosalie retired from the Mecklenburg County Register of Deeds office and always worked hard to take care of her children. She was a very funny lady who enjoyed fishing, playing bingo, and watching NASCAR. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Don Butner. Rosalie is survived by her children, Cathy Snuggs of Mount Holly, Carolyn Hucks of Matthews, Michelle Deese of Gastonia, Eugene Snuggs of Atlanta, Georgia; sister, Billie Sherrill of Albemarle; grandchildren, Chrystal Snuggs of Mount Holly, Travis Deese of Iron Station, Chad Jennings of Indian Land, South Carolina, Chris Hucks of Charlotte, Danyelle Stephen of Fort Mill, South Carolina, Olyvia Brown of Gastonia, Carla Snuggs of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, Deon Reid of Gastonia; nine great grandchildren; and her canine companions, Kilo and Muggsy.

A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, January 16, 2019, 3:00 P.M. at Hollywood Cemetery, Gastonia. 

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A SOFT AND SWEET MEMORIES    STANDING SPRAY was ordered on January 15, 2019

Expression of Sympathy Jan 15 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Rosalie Deese

Teresa Ledbetter Gibson Jan 15 2019 12:00 AM

A RAY OF SUNSHINE was sent by Larry Brown on January 14, 2019

Expression of Sympathy Jan 14 2019 12:00 AM

Sending love and hugs to your family and praying that God will give you the peace and strength and comfort that you need to get thru the difficult days ahead. Rose was a special lady and I'm honored to have known her.

Pat Deaton Jan 14 2019 12:00 AM

Rose was good to me in my younger years. You will always be remembered in my heart Prayers for the family at this difficult time.

Elisa Kersey Jan 14 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Rosalie Deese

Bill, Julie, and Callie Horne Jan 13 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Rosalie Deese

Staff of Benson Funeral & Cremation Services Jan 12 2019 12:00 AM