Mrs. Mareta Aldean (Pickett) Rose, age 99, of Vevay, Indiana, entered this life on August 10, 1919, in Switzerland County, Indiana, the loving daughter of the late, Clovis and Tempest (Sanders) Pickett. She was raised in Switzerland County where she was a 1937 graduate of the Patriot High School. Mareta was united in marriage on April 8, 1941 to Sammy Gurley Rose. This happy union was blessed with two sons, Larry and Terry. Mareta and Sammy shared 46 years of marriage together until Sammy passed away on March 7, 1987. Mareta was wonderful homemaker and cook and helped her husband on the family farm. She resided all of her life in Switzerland County and was a member of the Fairview Baptist Church. Mareta passed away at 2:20 p.m., Friday, May 3, 2019, at her residence.
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Mareta will be missed by her sons, Larry Gene Rose of Vevay, IN and Terry Wayne Rose and his wife, Evelyn of Vevay, IN; her grandchildren, Anthony "Tony" Rose and his wife, Shonda, Michael Rose and Travis Rose; her great-grandchildren, Kristen Rose and her companion, Quentin Wright, Chelsea Duvall and her fiancé, Klint Kirkpatrick and Wyatt Rose; her great-great-grandchildren, Brinley Sierrah Wright and Blayke Lauren Wright.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Clovis and Tempest (Sanders) Pickett; her husband, Sammy Gurley Rose, died March 7, 1987; her great-granddaughter, Lauren Marie Rose, died September 26, 2018 and her sister, Falba Ray, died June 16, 1948.
Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, May 7, 2019, at 1:00 p.m., by Bro. Hobert Byrd at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street Vevay, Indiana 47043.
Interment will follow in the Vevay Cemetery, Vevay, Indiana.
Friends may call 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 7, 2019, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street Vevay, Indiana 47043.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Fairview Baptist Church. Cards are available at the funeral home or online at www.haskellandmorrison.com