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Rose King

April 11, 1944 — May 17, 2014

King, 70, of Monticello, passed away Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 1:20
am at her home surrounded by her family.

Her funeral
service will be held at 11 am on Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at Calvary
Baptist Church in Monticello with Rev. Russell Brewer officiating.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, May 20, 2014 from 5-8 pm at
Calvary Baptist Church and one hour prior to the service on

In lieu of
flowers, memorials may be directed to, A Small Hand - Piatt County
Infant Needs and Diaper Pantry, or to Calvary Baptist Church,
Monticello. Interment will be in Monticello Township Cemetery. The
family has entrusted Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home in
Bloomington to handle the services for Rose.

She was born
April 11, 1944, the sixteenth of seventeen children born to Ita
(Gosser) and General W. Eades, Sr. and the first one to be born in
a hospital. She was raised in Bement, IL and graduated from Bement
High School in 1962. She worked at the local grocery store and then
at Kraft in Champaign, IL where she met Marty King. They were
married in the Monticello Church of God on October 5, 1968.

Rosie loved her
family. She is survived by her husband Marty of Monticello, and
their daughter Cindy (her husband Todd) Olson of Appleton, WI. Also
surviving are siblings: Glenn Eades of Greenup, Junior (Betty)
Eades of Lodge, Zelma Spencer of Decatur, Ronnie (Dinah) Eades of
Weldon, John Eades and Dick (Nettie) Eades, of Monticello, and Paul
Eades of Argenta.

She was preceded
in death by her parents, and siblings: Arnet, Garnet, Les, Tom, Jim
Eades, Velma Jarrell, Virginia Huff, Wilma Davis,and Cynthia

From 1980-2000,
Rosie was the Site Supervisor for the Peace Meal Senior Nutrition
Program in Monticello. Every weekday she sent the home delivery
drivers out, rang the bell for prayer at Noon, and helped the
kitchen volunteers serve. All who came to were fed - Rosie made
sure of it. And after the work was done, there might be a card

Rosie thought
nature was peaceful and particularly enjoyed watching birds. She
also loved music. For her, no one would ever compare to Vestal
Goodman or Patsy Cline.

She enjoyed
reading. Her favorite Bible passage was Psalm 23. Rosie was a woman
who loved well and will be dearly missed.

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