Rosie Shively Earles

April 9, 1930 - August 13, 2016
Rosie Shively Earles

Rosie Shively Earles, 86, of Oak Island, NC and formerly of Eden, NC passed away late Saturday evening, August 13, 2016 after a brief illness at the SECU Hospice House of Brunswick County.

Mrs. Earles was born in Rockingham County on April 9, 1930 to the late Amos Shively, Sr. and Eula Pendleton Shively. She was a graduate of the class of 1948 of Tri-City High School. Mrs. Earles retired from Rockingham County Social Services after 25 years of service.

Mrs. Earles is survived by her daughter, Jada Chambers Johnston and husband, Clark of Oak Island, NC; granddaughter, Blair Atwood (Rick) of N. Myrtle Beach, SC; grandson, Tyler Johnston and wife, Laura of High Point, NC; great-grandchildren, Jillian and Jackson of N. Myrtle Beach, SC; and special friends, Mark and Gina Williams of Reidsville, NC.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her son, Gregory Chambers; daughter, Pandora (Pandy) Chambers Hawker; sisters, Carnelle S. McAllister and Lorraine S. Campbell and brother, Amos Shively, Jr.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at the Fair Funeral Home Chapel, 432 Boone Rd, Eden, NC 27288, with Reverend Sallie Johnson officiating. Interment will ollow the service in Overlook Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Mrs. Rosie Earles memory to SECU Hospice House of Brunswick County; 955 Mercy Lane SE Bolivia, NC 28422 or Hospice of donors choice.

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  • August 17, 2016
    Kayla says:
    Hi my name is Kayla and I am a local bible teacher. I am so sorry for the loss of your loved one. There is a very comforting scripture at Isaiah 25:8. It says that soon Jehovah will swallow up death forever and that he will wipe away all of the tears. So we can all look forward to a time when death will be no more. I hope that this scripture can bring some true comfort during these difficult times.