Nellie Willingham "Nelle" Rosser, age 98, of Lawrenceville, Georgia joined the heavenly saints with God on Tuesday, March 26, 2013. She was predeceased by her loving husband of 72 years, James A. Rosser, Sr. on July 5, 2007. She is survived by three children, James A. Rosser, Jr. (Sue) of Livingston, TX, Margaret Rosser Rodriguez (Manuel) of Hoschton, GA, Richard W. Rosser (Joyce) of Conyers, GA; nine grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was also predeceased by her parents, her sister, Margaret Purcell, and
Her brother, Ben Willingham.
Nellie Lou Willingham Rosser was born in Covington, Georgia, on February 9, 1915 to Amanda Estelle Rowan Willingham and George Willingham. She was The Salutatorian graduate of the old Livingston High School in Covington and was a long time member of East Lake, Belvedere, Snellville United Methodist Church and also attended Loganville United Methodist Church. She worked for a number of years as a Cafeteria Manager with the Dekalb County School System, and also served for eighteen years as a Tax Examiner with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Mrs. Rosser was beloved by many people and will be greatly missed by her family.
The Service Honoring the Life of Mrs. Rosser will be held Friday, March 29, 2013, at 2:00 P.M. at Tom M. Wages Lawrenceville Chapel. Interment will follow after the service at 4:00 P.M. at the East View Cemetery in Conyers, GA. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Methodist Childrens Home, 500 Columbia Drive, Decatur, GA 30030. Condolences may be sent or viewed at www.wagesfuneralhome.com. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, LLC, A Family Company, Lawrenceville Chapel 770-963-2411 has been entrusted with the arrangements.