Albert Glen Rose, 93, of Etowah, died Saturday night, January 2, 2010 at Woods Memorial Hospital in Etowah. A native of Claiborne County and resident of Etowah for over 70 years, he was a son of the late Charles and Florence Davis Rose. He was a member and deacon of North Etowah Baptist Church, where he taught Sunday school for over 50 years. He was also a member and chaplain of the Etowah Masonic Lodge #653 and the Scottish Rite in Chattanooga. He was active in the Boy Scouts of America, and was a retired conductor for the L&N Railroad. He was preceded in death by his wife, Marjorie Masden Rose; and three brothers, Estel, Tom and Fred Rose. Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Don and Joy Rose of Baneberry and George and Lamone Rose of Etowah; two daughters and sons-in-law, Susie and Doug Taylor of Enterprise, Ala., and Mary Lynn and J.C. West of Cleveland; grandchildren and spouses, Julie Taylor, Kyle and Krystal Taylor, Jodie Adams, Travis and Elizabeth Adams, Holly and Ernest Marion, and Haley, Laura, Katy and Ryan Rose; 6 great-grandchildren; one brother, Paul Rose of Tullahoma; one sister, Cleo Payne of Love Mt.; several nieces and nephews; and special friends, Glen Sisson, Jim and Joan Kirkland, Rual Watson and the nice people of Meals on Wheels. Funeral service will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, January 4, 2010 at North Etowah Baptist Church with Dr. Harold Curtis and the Rev. Allen Bates officiating. The family will receive friends from 5 until 7 p.m. Monday at the church prior to the service.
Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 10 a.m. Tuesday, January 5th and proceed to Green Hill Cemetery for an 11 a.m. committal service. Wayne Davis, Rual Watson, Dennis Bordwine, Eddie Randolph, Bob Lambert and Glen Sisson will serve as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be his Sunday school class.