Vestes Wilson Horton Rouse, daughter of the late George and Jeannette Wilson, was born Nov. 28, 1910, in Wilson, Ark., and departed this life Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2010, at the age of 100 years and 16 days.
Vestes married Nute Horton in May 1926. He preceded her in death in September 1957. In January 1959 Vestes married James Rouse. He preceded her in death in 1989. She was also preceded in death by three daughters, Trixie Lee Horton, Nina Lou Doremus and Frances Dickie; one brother; three sisters and seven half-brothers and sisters.
Survivors include four daughters, Juanita Foster, of Rector, Ark., Dorothy Wright and son-in-law, Charles, of Piggott, Ark., Margaret Stevens and son-in-law, Richard, of Rushville, Ind., and Barbara Egbert and son-in-law, Joe, of Paragould, Ark.; one sister, Kathleen Golden, of Michigan; son-in-law, Robert Dickie, of Kennett; 14 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren, and a host of relatives and friends.
Visitation will be from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., Friday, Dec. 17, at McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett.
Funeral services will be held at 3:30 p.m., Friday, Dec. 17, at McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jeff Bralley officiating.
Burial will follow in Memorial Gardens Cemetery at Kennett.
Pallbearers are Edward Wright, Michael Scoggins, Kris Johnson, Mike Foster, Jeff Foster and Jeff Beck.
Honorary pallbearers are Frank Brown and James Foster.
Memorials may be made to Pruitt Street General Baptist Church in Kennett.
Online condolences may be made at www.mcdanielfuneralservice.com.