Gladys T. Rose, age 97, of Radcliff, a native of Hodgenville, passed away, Sunday, January 19, 2020, at Sunrise Manor Nursing Home in Hodgenville.
She was a military wife and mother, spending several years in Germany while her husband was station there, a member of NCO Wives Club at Fort Knox and formerly attended Pleasant Ridge Separate Baptist Church near Buffalo.
Gladys was preceded in death by her husband, John E. Rose Jr.; her parents, Richard B. and Vicie L. Wilson DeSpain; a brother Stanley Lee “Bud” DeSpain; two sisters, Alta Mae DeSpain and Beulah Katherine DeSpain Corbin.
She is survived by two sons, John E. Rose III of Radcliff and Donald L. (Betty) Vance of Elizabethtown; a sister, Margie (Sam) Powell of Hodgenville; a granddaughter, Karen L. (Robbie) Jury of Elizabethtown; three great-grandchildren, Kyle, Spencer and Rebecca Jury all of Elizabethtown.
Funeral services will be held 2 PM Thursday, January 23, at Bennett-Bertram Funeral Home, Rev. Gerald Gardner officiating. Burial will follow next to her husband in North Hardin Memorial Gardens.
Visitation will be 11:30 AM until time of service on Thursday at the funeral home.
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