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Rosie (Hairr) Boone

July 9, 1926 ~ April 25, 2017 (age 90)

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April 27, 2017

3:00 PM to 3:45 PM
Mt. Gilead Fellowship Hall
3949 Taylors Bridge Hwy
Clinton, NC 28328

Funeral Service
April 27, 2017

4:00 PM
Mt. Gilead Baptist Church
3949 Taylors Bridge Hwy
Clinton, NC 28328


Clinton Cemetery
Elizabeth Street
Clinton, NC 28328

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Mrs. Rosie Hairr Boone, age 90, of  3719 Taylors Bridge Road, Clinton died at Sampson Regional Medical Center early Tuesday morning, April 25th 2017 with her family by her side. 

Funeral services were held Thursday, April 27th 2017 at 4:00 pm at Mt. Gilead Baptist Church with Rev. Matthew Burris and Rev. Larry King officiating.  Burial followed in the Clinton Cemetery. 

Born on July 9, 1926 in Sampson County, Rosie was the daughter of the late William Blackman & Hepsie Mitchell Hairr and widow to John Henry Boone.  Rosie worked with Hamilton Beach for many years, was a member of Woodman of the World and a member of Mt. Gilead Baptist Church.

She is survived by her daughter Catherine B. Peterson & husband, Haywood of Clinton; her granddaughter, Crystal Peterson White & husband, Adam of Clinton; two great-granddaughters: Callie Rae White and Lilyanne Rose White; and a special nephew, Charles W. Hairr. She adored her family and nothing made her happier than spending time with them.  She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

In addition to her parents and husband, Rosie was predeceased by her brother, Wesley Earl Hairr; her son, John Wilbert Boone and several other brothers, sisters and extended family members.

Visitation for family and friends was held one hour prior to the service, beginning at 3:00 pm, in the Church Fellowship Hall, and other times at her home. 

The family would like to express their appreciation to Mrs. Rosie’s special friends and caregivers for the love and kindness shown to her. 

Royal-Hall has been honored to serve the Boone Family. 

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