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Tuesday October 1st, 2019
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Rosa Prater

Rosa Prater, 70 of Varney, WV went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, Sunday, September 29th, 2019 at her residence. She was born on December 15th, 1948 at Ben Creek, WV and was the daughter of Mason Browning and Janie Gibson Browning. She was a faithful member to the Williamson Church of God.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Sandra Browning Blankenship and Ruby Haggard.

Those left to cherish her loving memory includes one son, Lonnie (Tonia) Dean of Varney, WV; brothers, Mason (Sue) Browning Jr. of Ikes Fork, WV, Tony Eugene Browning (Jackie Clevenger) of Belfry, KY, Clifford (Kathy) Browning of Ben Creek, WV, and Stevie Joe (Vicki) Browning of Gilbert, WV; sisters, Marie (Delbert) Thomas of Chicago, Yvonne Kay (Delmas) Blankenship of Beech Creek, WV, and Gail (Wayne Jr.) Browning of Ben Creek, WV; grandchildren, Lucas Dean of Meador, WV, Kaylyn (Nathan) McKinney of Severville, TN, Ciara Renae Dean of Varney, WV; special friend and caregiver, Gavin Dillon of Varney, WV, and a host of family and friends who will all love and miss her.

Funeral service will be held at 12:00 pm Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019 at Williamson Church of God with Bishop Earl Coleman, Pastor Nathaniel Gibson, and Rev. Willard Gibson officiating. Burial will follow in Dean Cemetery at Mystery Mountain, WV. She will be carried to her final resting place by her family and friends.

A visitation will be held from 6:00-9:00 pm Tuesday, October 1st, 2019 also at the church with a special service starting at 7:00 pm. Collins Funeral Home Inc. of Switzer, WV is honored to be serving the family with arrangements.

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I loved Rose so much I loved when she come to stay with us in Tennessee we had the best time she was a God fearing holy Roller Rose loved Jesus and had more faith than anybody I ever saw she had a big personality and a heart twice the size she helped anyone who needed it and would pray for you anywhere she was at she was not ashamed of God and witnessed to anybody she ran up on I know shes shouting on the streets of gold and sitting at the feet of our savior Rose give my momma a great big hug and kiss and Ill be with you guys someday until then my friend rest easy Maw Maw Rose Ill miss and love you forever,

Georgia Spence Feb 16 2020 12:00 AM

I went to Gilbert high ran into Rosa out at Dr's office an store. I will miss running into her an talking. So sad. Prayers for the family

Marsha Hoderfield Cline Dean Oct 31 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Rosa Prater

Polly Cole Oct 3 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Rosa Prater

Johnda Dotson Oct 2 2019 12:00 AM

Sorry to hear this. I met Rosa when my son was in headstart up Vinson street and she was the cook. She was always nice and so funny. Hate to hear this but I know she is laughing and having a great time with Jesus.

Linda McPeeks Oct 1 2019 12:00 AM

I am so sorry for your loss, Rose was loved by many. She will be missed.

Katrina Compton Oct 1 2019 12:00 AM

I am sorry for everyone's loss. Rose was a good person and will be missed.

Rebecca Compton Oct 1 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Rosa Prater

SUE LIGHT Sep 30 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Rosa Prater

Kaye and Pewee Gibson Sep 30 2019 12:00 AM

Rosa was a wonderful lady that I got to meet while working with her a few times I'll never got her she was so sweet, kind, loving and friendly she had a heart of gold prayers for her family and friends

Wendy Smith Sep 30 2019 12:00 AM