Wednesday, July 10, 2013 —
Tammy Elaine Newell Rose, 49 years of age, of Oakboro, passed away Friday, July 5, 2013, peacefully at her home after a long battle with cancer.
Tammy was born October 1, 1963, in Mecklenburg County to Bobby James Newell and Barbara Elaine Simpson Newell of Charlotte.
The family will receive friends Wednesday, July 10, 2013, from 3-4 p.m. at Hartsell Funeral Home in Albemarle. The funeral service will follow at 4 p.m. in Hartsell Funeral Home’s Lefler Memorial Chapel and will be officiated by Dr. Wayne Bennett. Burial will follow at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, 17236 Frog Pond Road, Oakboro, NC 28129.
In addition to her parents, she is survived by her husband of 19 years, James E. “Jim” Rose of Oakboro; son, Patrick Melfelder of Okla.; daughters, Emily Newell of Mt. Holly and Sarah Rose of Oakboro; two grandchildren, Marie Grace and Max Melfelder; and brother, Robert Newell and wife Laura of Charlotte.
Memorials may be made to the National Pancreatic Cancer Foundation, PO Box 1848 Longmont, CO 80502.
Hartsell Funeral Home is serving the Rose family.