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Rose Preston

May 7, 1927 — January 23, 2015

Visitation: after 5 p.m., Monday, January 26, 2015, Stith Funeral Home, Junction City
Funeral: 11 a.m., Tuesday, January 27, 2015, Alum Springs First Church of God
Interment: Danville Memorial Gardens
Born: May 07, 1927
Died: January 23, 2015

Rose Lee Lewis Preston, 87, of Junction City died at home Friday, January 23, 2015. Born May 7, 1927 in Parksville, Ky., she was the daughter of Lawrence and Hallie Pendygraft Lewis. Rose was a cook at Kentucky School for The Deaf for over 20 years. She is the widow of Ralph Preston. "Pie" as she was nicknamed, attended Junction City School and was an active member of the Alum Springs First Church of God. She was called "Ms. Hospitality" by her family and friends because she loved to cook for everyone.

Rose is survived by two sons and their wives, Darrell and Sue Preston of Junction City and Randy and Connie Preston of Lancaster; four grandchildren, Keith (Cheryl) Preston, Melissa Bodner, Stacy (Al) Cox and Scott Preston; three great-grandchildren, Courtney Cox, Hannah Bodner and Raegan Preston and a sister, Lula Mae White of Red Bank, Tenn.

The funeral service will be 11 a.m., Tuesday at Alum Springs First Church of God. Rev. Donald Lear will officiate. Burial will be in Danville Memorial Gardens. Members of her church will be pallbearers. Visitation will be after 5 p.m., Monday at Stith Funeral Home, Junction City. The family requests memorial donations to Alum Springs First Church of God.

Visitation Details

Monday, January 26th, 2015 5:00pm - 8:00pm, Stith Funeral Home

Service Details

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015 11:00am, Stith Funeral Home

Interment Details

Danville Memorial Gardens

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