White Funeral Home


Kathleen Mary Rose

August 7, 1941November 2, 2011

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 12:00 p.m. Saturday November 5, 2011 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Poplarville, Mississippi for Kathleen Mary Rose, 70, of Poplarville, Mississippi who died November 2, 2011 in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Reverend Ken Ramon-Landry and Reverend Joseph Trinh will officiate at the service. Burial will follow in the Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Cemetery.

A native of San Diego, California she was born August 7, 1941.

Survivors include three daughters, Lenora (Phil) Dickens of Lauderdale, Mississippi, Lorraine (Joe) Wilson of Belle Chasse, Louisiana, and Leilani Steward of Poplarville, Mississippi; one son, Larry Steward, Jr.; three sisters, Caroline (Royce) Keyser of Maple Hill, Kansas, Susan (Virgil) Moulton of Wentzville, Missouri, and Margaret (David) Frederick of Topeka, Kansas; two brothers, Frank (Jean) Rose, Jr. of Independence, Missouri and James Rose of Manhattan, Kansas; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins; her beloved dogs Sugar and Spice; her constant companions; and her beloved friends at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Poplarville.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Franklin Harvey and Caroline Anna Galleli-Rose; all of her grandparents, and one brother, Timothy Rose.

Visitation will be 9:00 a.m. until the time of services Saturday November 5, 2011 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Poplarville.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be directed to the American Cancer Society and St. Joseph Catholic Church (Debt Reduction Fund) PO Box 202 Poplarville, MS 39470.

Online condolences may be given at .

White Funeral Home, Poplarville (601) 795-4982 in charge.



  • Visitation

    Saturday, November 5, 2011

  • Mass of Christian Burial

    Saturday, November 5, 2011


  • Interment


Kathleen Mary Rose

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Edna & Don Sherwood

September 7, 2012

So sorry to read of Kathy's passing but she's finally at rest from her long illness. We have some wonderful memories of her to cherish.

juliane casey

January 2, 2012

May you rest so softly in Jesus arms and may yout family be assured that one day we shall all be togethet with nothing but joy....
You where a joy in my life when we worked together and visited each other...IShall miss you...

Marlene Donahue

November 9, 2011

Rest in peace, Kathleen, with God's blessings upon you.

November 9, 2011

Have many memories Kathleen!
I'll never forget you.
We'll meet in the future and laugh at our fun times.
Glad for e-mail so we could keep in touch.
Love, Barb (Joy) Griffith

Gale & Suzy (Sue) Atherton

November 8, 2011

Caroline, Frank,Susan, Margaret and family...I was so stunned to see this in the paper today.....I have many fond memories of Kathleen when we started school together. Have enjoyed keeping up with her thru e-mails. I did not realize she had gotten so bad, just thought of her yesterday, and was going to email her a note!
So glad I have been able to share her life the past several years thru email. I will miss her....Kathleen, Barbara (Joy) Giffith & I started 1st grade together in Hoyt.
Our love & prayers of deepest Sympathy go out to all of Kathleen's family.
RIP my friend..Suzy

Larry & Beth Fenske

November 7, 2011

Celebrating a life well lived. We will cherish the memories forever.

W.Sue Morris

November 7, 2011

I will miss you my old girl friend. I have enjoyed our chats and you are always in my heart