Elgiva Rose

May 3, 1929May 12, 2018

Elgiva Rose, age 89, of Amherst, Virginia, formerly of ­­­Charlotte, NC, passed away on May 12, 2018.

She was born in Lincolnton, NC on May 3, 1929, daughter of the late Otis Clarence and Novella Dellinger Bost. She is survived by her loving husband of 67 years, George A. "Porky" Rose Sr.; her son, George Rose Jr. and wife, Nedra of Amherst, VA; her grandchildren, Jeremy Rose, Brady Rose and Monica Rose-Brennan; her great-grandchildren, Jeremy Rose Jr. “JJ”, Bethany Rose, Caleb Rose, Elsie Grace Rose, Elizabeth Brennan, John Luke Brennan and Betty Jayne Rose. The family will receive friends from 11:30am until 12:30pm Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at First Baptist Church of Indian Trail. A service to celebrate the life of Mrs. Rose will begin at 12:30pm in the church sanctuary. Interment will follow in Lakeland Memorial Park, Monroe, NC. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be given to Oasis Church, PO Box 147, Monroe, VA 24574. McEwen Funeral Home of Monroe is honored to serve the Rose family.


  • Visitation Wednesday, May 16, 2018
  • Celebration of Life Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Elgiva Rose

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Betty Massie

May 17, 2018

Prayers for Bubba and Nedra and Mr Rose and all the Rose family during this time of loss. Hugs ❤️


May 16, 2018

I truly hope the Rose family are doing well despite such a difficult loss. As you hold dear the memories of Elgiva, feel the loving warmth of God’s care and concern for your suffering. May he be your source of relief. (Psalm 16:8)

Betty Bryant

May 15, 2018

Paw, Paw, Bubba, Nedra and Family, we are so sorry for your loss, but yet celebrate in Maw's Maw's new home in heaven above. Our family was blessed to have known her as Maw Maw, and to share in some good times. What a true blessing to you all and to everyone who knew her. God be with you all in the coming days. We love you,
Lee and Betty Sue.

Dean and Mott Buff

May 15, 2018

We just found out about Mrs Rose. She was one of the sweetest people in the world and always had a sweet smile and a kind word. I know she is in Heaven seeing all of her friends...hope she has seen Daddy and Mama! You are in our thoughts and prayers...much love to each of you.

Molly Wisehart

May 15, 2018

Bubba, Nedra, Pawpaw Rose and family; I'm so sorry to hear about the loss of MawMaw Rose. I know how much she meant to you and your family. I am praying for you during this difficult time. Much love, Molly Wisehart