Rosie P. Henderson

    Rosie Pearl “Rose” Henderson, 78, of Lawrence, passed away Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019, at Bronson Methodist Hospital, Kalamazoo. Rose was born Nov.  8, 1940, in Braggadocio, Mo., the daughter of Ernest and Lorene (James) Robbins, both of whom precede her in passing.
    Also preceding her in passing were her husband, Loyd; two brothers, Cletis Robbins and Clifton Robbins; a sister, Dollie Jackson; and several nieces.
    Rose was faithfully employed with Coloma Community Schools and Hartford Public Schools, where she taught for a total of 32 years.
    Rose is survived by three children, James (Darlene) Henderson of Hartford, Sharon (Greg) Staffen and Richard “Rich” (Julie) Henderson, both
of Lawrence; grandchildren,  Jason Staffen, Brad Henderson, Justin (Arika) Staffen, Josh Staffen, Skylar Closson and Allison Henderson; and two great-granddaughters, Brookelynn and Kaylee. She is also survived by a sister, Velva Landi; and a brother, Mack (Phyllis) Robbins.
    The family welcomed friends, Monday, Aug. 13, at Calvin Funeral Home, Hartford, where the service to honor was held Tuesday, Aug. 14, with Pastor Jeremiah Johnson of the Bangor Church of Christ officiating. Burial followed in Hill Cemetery, Lawrence.
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