Rose Meeks Burden

Rose Anner Meeks Burden, 88, of Laurens, went to be with the Lord, Sunday, June 6, 2021.

Ms. Burden was born in Fountain Inn to the late John Thomas Meeks and Nannie Brown Meeks.  She was a member of Eastside Baptist Church in Laurens. Rose loved drawing, painting, gardening and was multitalented. 

Surviving, are a son, Byron Williams, and wife Judy; a daughter; Rosemary Fowler; a daughter-in-law, Janice; six grandchildren, Amber Williams Taylor and husband Micah, Patrick Armstrong and wife Jennifer, Joel Armstrong and Heather,  Gary Armstrong, Jr., Dannette Messick and husband Jimmy and Dawn Leopard; seventeen great-grandchildren, Atalaya, Carson, Emily, Brandon, Tristan, Tagan, Payton, Jade, Alexis, Keria, Shayla, Rayna, Ethan, Noah, David, Blake and Joel and wife Danielle and five great-great-grandchildren, Christopher, Kinley, Hannah, Garrett and Nicholas. She was predeceased by a son, Gary Armstrong, Sr., a brother, James Meeks and four sisters, Cornelia Coruthers, Sara Alberson, Nell Leathers and Vera Armstrong.

Funeral Services will be 11:30am Wednesday in the chapel of Cannon-Byrd Funeral Home.  Burial will follow in the park.  The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

Condolences to the family of Rose Meeks Burden

  • Wendy Powers
    2 weeks ago

    Love you Always Aunt Rosie. I can only imagine the beautiful reunion you are attending right now. Until we meet again above the clouds all my love.

  • Extending deepest sympathy to the entire family. My thoughts and prayers are with you. God bless all.

  • We are sorry for your loss . Charlene and David Edwards

  • Wishing you peace and comfort during this difficult time. My heart goes out to all of you. Aunt Rosie was such a beautiful person inside and out and she will be greatly missed.

  • Janice Meeks
    2 weeks ago

    We are deeply saddened for the loss of your sweet mom and our precious aunt. We are praying for all of you and will keep all in our thoughts and prayers.

    Love, Janice, Tommy and family

  • Heather Lawless
    2 weeks ago

    Love you always granny rose. Me and the kids miss you already. Until we see you again just know we love you so much.

  • Linda Higgins
    2 weeks ago

    So very sorry for your lost to the family
    Loved Ms Rose very much …
    Linda Nelson Higgins

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