Rosa Beatrice Stovall, 82, passed away on Monday, March 28, 2011, at her home in the presence of her family.
Rosa was born May 4, 1928, in Arkansas Post, AR to John M. Stovall, Sr. and Willie Mae Walker. She was a 1947 graduate of Central High School and briefly attended Philander Smith College in Little Rock, AR. Rosa worked in nursing for many years at John Sealy Hospital; St. Mary's Hospital, from where she retired, and Turner Geriatric.
Rosa was preceded in death by her parents, brother, John M. Stovall, Jr., son, John M. Stovall and grandson, Christopher Ross. Survivors include her children: Andrea Journet, Elizabeth "Cissy" McDaniel (James) and Adele Chambers; brothers: Harold Stovall (Shirley), Harry Stovall (Brenda) and Richard Stovall (Diane); sister: Juanita Etienne; grandchildren; great grandchildren; nieces; nephews; cousins and dear friends.
Visitation will be held from 9-10:45 a.m. on Monday, April 4, 2011, at Shiloh A.M.E. Church. Funeral service will follow at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Eric R. Billups officiating. Interment will follow at Lakeview Cemetery.