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Rosa Velma Dean Mains, age 83, of Trade, TN, went home to be with her Lord on Thursday, October 3, 2013 at the home of her daughter Ellen Roark, 476 N. Flatwoods Rd., Creston, NC, surrounded by her family. She was born July 22 1930 in Ashe County, Creston, North Carolina to the late Samuel Stewart and Emmer May Stewart. She was preceded in death by several sisters and brothers.
Rosa was a homemaker who had an unconditional love for her family which lead her to enjoy cooking, gardening, having beautiful flowers, being a seamstress and many more talents dedicated to serving her family. Her gardening skills led to her being honored with “Yard of The Week” several times in her community. She loved her family and will truly be missed by all who knew her. Rosa attended the Church of Deliverance and was active in the church as loved singing praises to her Lord .
She is survived by her husband of 58 years Arlie Spencer Mains, daughters, Cathy Diane Pickett, Jane Ellen Roark and husband Eddie, Pam Isaacs and husband Greg, Sharon Corum and husband Chad and Karen ’Cabbie’ McClure and husband Randy; son Spencer Ray Mains; sister, Jeanetta Potter; grandchildren, Jessica Knight, Brittnai Mains, Jeremy Mains, Biancia Greene, Matthew Lambert, Pamela Blevins, Christie Roark, Dacota Mains, Tenessia Isaacs Hayes, Devan Corum, Dustin Snyder, Joshua McClure and Jada McClure; five Great grandchildren several nieces and nephews.
The family received friends from 12:30-2 p.m. Sunday, October 6, 2013 at Mountain City Funeral Home with funeral service following at 2:00 p.m. with Brother Bruce Miller and Brother Spencer Roark officiating. The graveside service and interment followed from the Mains-Potter Cemetery. Pallbearers were Devan Corum, Dustin Snyder, Chad Corum, Randy McClure, Greg Isaacs, Jesus Garcia, Travis Mains and Mathew Lambert. Honorary Pallbearers were Alvin Mains and Eddie Roark.
At other times, the family will receive friends at Mrs. Mains home 329 Hwy 67 N., Trade, TN 37691.
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The family of Rosa Velma Mains has entrusted her services to Mountain City Funeral Home, 224 S. Church Street, Mountain City, TN 37683.