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Warren Paul Rose

veteranOct 30th, 1920 - Nov 4th, 2019

Funeral: 1 p.m. Monday, November 11, 2019, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home

Visitation: 11 a.m. until time of service on Monday at the funeral home

Interment: Elmwood Cemetery


   Warren Paul Rose, age 99, of Flora, Illinois, passed away Monday morning, November 4, 2019, at The Burge House in Flora.

   He was born October 30, 1920, in Flora, the son of Arthur W. and Pearl (Terrill) Rose.  He was united in marriage to Mildred “Millie” L. Barbee and they shared  67 wedding anniversaries until her death May 8, 2007.

   Paul proudly served in the Army during World War II. During his service he earned several decorations and medals including the WWII Victory Medal, The European African Middle Eastern Theater Ribbon with 2 Bronze Battle Stars, Good Conduct Medal, and 2 Overseas Service Bars.  He worked as a dairy salesman for Flora Pure Milk Co. before becoming an officer for the Flora Police Department where he later worked as a dispatcher.  He was of the Christian faith and avidly enjoyed studying his bible and also took pride in his annual gardening. 

   He is survived by 2 sons: Paul R. (JoAnn) Rose of Flora and Kenneth “Biff” (Pam) Rose of Osteen, FL; 1 daughter: Jennifer Perry of Xenia; 4 grandchildren: Rae Ann (Tim) Oestreich of Louisville, Julie (Matt) Coale of Joelton, TN, Chris (Dee) Rose of Wolf Lake, and Justin Perry of Edmond, OK; 10 great-grandchildren; 9 great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

   He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; a son-in-law: Jim Perry; siblings: Amelia Tygett, Art Rose, Dorothy List, Kenneth Rose, and Nola Stapinski.

   A funeral service will be held 1 p.m. on Monday, November 11, 2019, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora with Pastor Dave Starr officiating.  Interment will follow in Elmwood Cemetery.  Visitation will be 11 a.m. until time of service on Monday at the funeral home.  Memorial donations are suggested to the local chapter of the D.A.V. or to any charity of the donor’s choice and will be accepted through the funeral home. 


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Pat Burt

November 4th

Prayers for your family. . ..hold to the wonderful memories.

Larry and Judy Griffith

November 4th

Paul and Joann, so sorry for your loss.

Bud & Linda Martin

November 5th

Paul & Family; Jennifer & Family: We are sorry for your loss. Please know that y’all are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. May God bless and comfort each of you❣️

Jim and Linda Grove

November 5th

What fine, kind man--we'll miss him.

Betty and Duane Bryant

November 5th

So sorry for your loss! Never easy to lose a loved one!! May you rest in the assurance that he is in Gods loving care now!! God Bless you all!!

Pat Hilliard

November 5th

Jennifer, Paul, and Biff: Sorry for your loss. Your dad had a long, wonderful life. May your memories sustain you.

Cheryl McCarty

November 5th

Jennifer and all the Rose family, I am so sorry for your loss. Paul was such a nice man. He always made me feel special when I visited your home. I pray for your peace and that you find comfort in the wonderful memories you have of this sweet man.

Rick and Trudy Stanford

November 5th

What a wonderful man. We are so sorry for your loss.

Mike and Sharon Gray

November 5th

Sorry for your loss, heaven gained an angel. We have know Paul for many years and he was a wonderful man. Prayers of comfort for all the family.

Janice Cook

November 5th

Prayers of comfort and peace...hold tight to your memories...

Nancy Dehart

November 5th

It was an honor to serve Paul at Heritage Woods. He will be missed.

Chris Williams

November 6th

Prayers for peace and comfort.

Debbie & Roger Wells

November 6th

So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family

Lila (Golden) Snow

November 6th

Jennifer, I am so very sorry about your Dad. Prayers coming your way.


November 6th

I am so sorry with your loss. My mother treasured your father. They had many laughs throughout the years. My thoughts are with you.

Lynne and Fred Gocey

November 6th

Rose family, You have my prayers and sympathy in the loss of your father. You were blessed to have for him for so many years.

Sandy (Graham) Sulsberger

November 6th

Biff and Pam, I am sorry for your loss. I visited with your dad when he was at the Flora Gardens Nursing Center, in January,2018 when our son was also there. Your Dad looked so good and was so friendly to talk too. Our son was only there about six weeks before he passed away from lung cancer, but I visited another lady there after that. I didn't know your dad had moved to Burge House , He certainly had a long memorable life.Great for all of you!!!!!!

Russell &Denise Anderson

November 6th

Sorry for the loss of your father. Sure you will miss him Our prayers will be with your family at this time. God's love.

Susan Good Bu

November 6th

Jennifer and family. So saddened to see this. May you have comfort in the days ahead!

Carolyn Lake

November 6th

So sorry to hear this. I worked with Paul at the Flora PD and he was a great example to follow. He was a Christian and everyone who knew Paul will miss him greatly. Love you, Paul, may you rest in peace.

Tom Pool

November 6th

Paul and JoAnn I am so very sorry for your loss!

Bill and Inez Copelin

November 6th

So sorry for your loss. Your all in our prayers and thoughts.

Marilyn Shipley

November 7th

May God be with you at this trying time.

Meryl Woods Jr

November 8th

So sorry for the loss of Paul.My thoughts and prayers go out to the Family. Paul was a wonderful man.

Margie Yingst and Margaret Duke.

November 7th

We are so sorry about your fathers passing.He was such a fine Christian man .He and Millie are together again.What fun it was to be around them.Lots of laughter .Prayers for you in the days ahead that the Lord will be extra close to all the family

Jason Smith

November 6th

It was a blessing knowing Paul. Prayers are truly with you guys.

Stanley Davis

November 9th

Paul so sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers are with you and Jo ann. Stan

Sandra Blohm

November 9th

Was sorry to hear of your loss. God bless you and all family's.

Joe and Pam Harrell

November 10th

We are very sorry for the loss of your father. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.


November 10th

So very sorry. For your loss. Paul was a great man. God bless u all

Vicki Laird

November 24th

So sorry for your loss Paul and family. Prayers to all.

Sandy Grubb karalow

November 27th

Paul ,JoAnn,Raeann &Chris,. I'm so sorry to hear of your loss. I was so glad I stopped and seen him 2years ago when I was home. I loved him and Millie.



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