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Rose Mary Harvey
October 27, 1949 - February 28, 2019
Rose was born in Lebanon, Indiana on October 27, 1949 to Donald Eugene Whitaker and Mary Avis (Adams) Whitaker. She graduated from Lebanon High School in 1968, and from Ball State University in Muncie, IN with a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.
Rose had a servant's heart and was a lifelong educator, with her last teaching position at Flower Mound ISD prior to retirement.
As a member of Denton Bible Church for over 20 years, Rose spent many hours in study and in service. She also was a member of PEO and Mercy Heart, both serving the community.
She married the love of her life, the late Walter Ray Harvey on August 7, 1971 in Lebanon, IN. Rose was preceded in death by her husband Walter and her parents Donald and Mary Whitaker.
Rose is survived by her children, Mary Gabrielle (Robert) Gorrebeeck and Joshua Paul (Heather) Harvey; her grandchildren, Robert Allen Gorrebeeck III and Ryan Dexter Gorrebeeck; sister Melinda (Whitaker) Kizer and brother Cecil (Sue) Whitaker. She is also survived by nieces Kate (Whitaker) Campbell and Marissa Wills, and nephew Matthew Whitaker and their families.
A memorial service is scheduled for 11:00 A.M., Thursday, March 7, 2019 at DeBerry Funeral Directors with Rev. Michael Spencer officiating. Private interment will be held at DFW National Cemetery in Dallas.
in memory of Rose
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Thursday March 07, 2019
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Bill DeBerry Funeral Directors
2025 West University Drive, Denton, TX, USA
Friday March 08, 2019
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
DFW National Cemetery
2000 Mountain Creek Parkway, Dallas, TX, USA
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