Rosemary Laroe

Posted 4/23/20

Rosemary Laroe, 96, passed away Wednesday April 22, 2020, at Soddy Daisy Healthcare Facility, Soddy Daisy, Tenn. She was a homemaker and a cook for a school cafeteria.

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Rosemary Laroe

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Rosemary Laroe, 96, passed away Wednesday April 22, 2020, at Soddy Daisy Healthcare Facility, Soddy Daisy, Tenn. She was a homemaker and a cook for a school cafeteria.

In keeping with federal mandates, the service is limited to immediate family only, with the Rev. Joe Tomich officiating. Burial is in Sugar Grove Cemetery. Stewart and Carroll Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements.

Mrs. Laroe was born Jan. 25, 1924, at Brocton, the daughter of the late Leamon Ray and Elizabeth Mae Richardson Yount. She first married Max Cornwell Aug. 23, 1941, at St. Louis, Mo., and he preceded her in death April 16, 1973. She married Dan Laroe in August 1976 at Ivesdale, and he preceded her in death.

She is survived by two children, Charles Max (Beverly) Cornwell of Stanford and Linda (Donald) Grotjan of Hixson, Tenn.; five grandchildren, Kim Leesman, Christine Williams, Craig Cornwell, Carissa Lozier and Lori Roth; and 10 great grandchildren, Max Leesman, Elle Leesman, Gage Leesman, Chyanne Cornwell, Crystal Cornwell, Kaylan Williams, Alyssa Lozier, Cameron Lozier, Marisa Roth Stewart and Alexis Roth; and one great-great-granddaughter, Ellie Stewart. 

She was preceded in death by her sister, June Brown; and a brother, Lee Yount. 

Mrs. Laroe was a member of First United Methodist Church in Cleveland, Tennessee. She was a loving grandmother and spent most of her life in Illinois before moving to Tennessee. She belonged to the Eastern Star Chapter 7 of Paris and was a member of the organization for more than 50 years. 

Memorial donations may be made to First United Methodist Church, 3425 North Ocoee St. NW, Cleveland, TN 37312.

Online condolences at www.stewartandcarrollfuneralhome.com