The Richmond Register

March 4, 2013

Emma White Rose, 88


Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home


Emma White Rose, 88, passed away on Sunday, March 3, 2013, in her Richmond, Kentucky home.

Born on January 3, 1925, she was the daughter of the late Lewis and Louella Richardson White.

Emma was a member of the Narrow Way Church of God. She retired from Pattie A. Clay Hospital.

Emma is preceded in death by her husbands, Eugene B. Pruitt and Stanley Gill.

She is survived by: two sons, Harold Pruitt of Richmond and Marvin Gill (Kaye) of Garrard County; three daughters, Joyce VanWinkle (Jack) of Richmond, Shirley Childress (Robert) of Richmond and Janie Lamb (Louis) of Lilburn, Ga.; one sister, Hazel Richardson of Rockcastle County; one daughter-in-law, Wanda Pruitt of Rockcastle County; 15 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

Emma is also preceded in death by: one son, Wayne Pruitt; two grandsons, Roger Dale Childress and Jonathan Pruitt; one great-granddaughter, Brittany Pruitt; six brothers, Hubert, Lloyd, Wilbert, Eldon, Garrett and Carl White; and one sister, Ruby White.

Funeral services will be conducted 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 6, 2013, at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home with Bro. John Gross officiating. Burial will follow in the Morrill Cemetery of Jackson County. Her grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

Visitation will be from 5 to 10 p.m. Tuesday at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home.

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