March 5, 1963 – December 29, 2021
LOUISBURG – Rose Marie Batts Duty, 58, transitioned from this Earthly world on Wednesday, December 29th, 2021. She was born in Wilson County to the late George Alton & Mildred Whitley Batts. Intelligent, bright, and good-hearted, Rose was a devoted wife & Soulmate, She was mother of Many Dogs & Cats of all Different kinds Throughout our Life together, and Step grandmother to Two beautiful granddaughters, She loved her family immensely. She enjoyed anything outdoors; fishing, gardening, flowers, Camping outdoors, & really loved her music. She will be greatly missed by family and friends.
She is survived by her beloved husband, Roger Lee Duty, step-son, Michael Shannon Duty (Jean), sisters, Ann Honeycutt (Phillip) of Wendell, Georgia Cox ( Randy) of GA, Brenda Porter (Bob) of Spring Lake, Joan Wallace of Cary, step grandchildren, Taylor, Makayla, her dogs, Spunky & Scrappy, and several nieces and nephews.
Flowers are welcomed or memorials can be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital https://www.stjude.org/donate/donate-to-st-jude.html or to The Humane Society https://www.humanesociety.org/how-you-can-help.
A graveside service will be held at 2 PM, Thursday, January 6th, 2022 at Bunn Memorial Gardens, Baptist Church Road, Bunn, NC 27508. Arrangements are with Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, 211 W. Third St., Wendell, NC. www.stricklandfuneral.com.