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January 29, 2011

Rosa O. Hughes

Nov. 26, 1921 — Jan. 25, 2011

ANDERSON, Ind. — Rosa O. (Knight) Hughes, 89, of Anderson, passed away Jan. 25, 2011, at Community Hospital Anderson.   

She was born Nov. 26, 1921, in Gasden, Ala., and had resided in Anderson since 2003.

Rosa was a homemaker.  

She enjoyed sewing, reading her Bible and listening to her gospel radio show. Rosa also enjoyed helping others.

She was a member of Allen Chapel AME Church in Anderson and a lifelong member of Rising Star Baptist Church in Sylacauga, Ala.

Survivors include her children, Clarence (Falvie) Burk Sr. of Anderson, Lois Nell Burk of Sylacauga, Ala., and Billy (JoAnne) Burk of Anderson; several stepchildren; grandchildren, Marqueda (Jeremy Alexander) Burk, Clarence Burk Jr., Nicole Burk and Richetta (Winfred) Logan; and several great-grandchildren.

Rosa was preceded in death by her parents, Buford and Rachel (Oden) Knight; her first husband, Carzell Burk; second husband, Timothy Smith; third husband, Marvin Hughes; and a brother, Buford Knight Jr.

The family extends special thanks to all of the employees at Bethany Pointe.

Cremation will take place.

There will be no service or visitation.  

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.

Post online condolences at: www.LooseFuneralHomes.com or www.theheraldbulletin.com.

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