Rose Gillihan, daughter of the late Rile Louis and Lillie Orvie Bailey Wheaton, was born Aug. 16, 1939, in Senath, Mo., and passed away Monday, Aug. 20, 2012, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark., at the age of 73.
Survivors include three sons, Jeff Jenkins, of Paragould, Ark., Dale Jenkins, of Senath, and Bennie Jenkins, Jr., of Kennett; two daughters, Lavada McCracken, of Kennett, and Katie Jenkins, of Gideon, Mo.; one brother, Charles Lee Wheaton, of Pawpaw, Mich.; two sisters, Cora Corzine and Sharon Guntry; 18 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren, and other relatives and many friends.
She was precede din death by two sons, Charles Jenkins and Rile Lee Jenkins; one daughter, Darlene McKee; a brother, Ronnie Wheaton, and a sister, Betsy Wheaton.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., today, Thursday, Aug. 23. at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Senath.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, Aug. 24, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Gaylon Williams officiating.
Burial will follow in the McGrew Cemetery.