July 02, 2024

Betty Jo (Rose) Eribarne died peacefully at her daughter’s home in Bean Station, TN, September 6, 2023. She was preceded in death by her husband of 45 years, Gracian (Rocky) Eribarne; her parents, Desoto and Della (Carty) Rose; grandparents, Lee and Zelphia Carty and John and Sarah Rose; sisters, Faye Butler and Rita Fern Rose; brothers, Mack Rose and wife Glenna Mae (Yates) Rose and Jim Rose and wife Sue (Cruise) Rose; daughters, Sherry Simpson and Barbie Nielson; grandson, John Klundt, John and Dora Eribarne; and her cherished companion, Robert E. Cain.

Survivors include daughters, Susan Eribarne, Bean Station, Tn., Adriane Klundt and husband Dennis of Roseville, Ca.; and son-in-law Steve Neilson, Napa, Ca.; seven grandchildren, Amanda Rae (Bornschein) Trent and husband Carlos Trent, Alex (Bornschein) Rose and wife Tara Rose, Michael Beal and his wife Melissa Beal, Kelly (Beal) Harmon and her husband Mike Harmon, Kevin Klundt and his wife Mary, six great-grandsons, Brayden Mack, Sawyer Riley Trent, Jon, Carter Jacob, Isaac and Bryan; nine great-granddaughters, Kennadee, Sofi, Kara, Madison, Isabell, Elena, Adriana, Ella and Lizy; brother, D. S. Rose Jr., Sebring, Fl.; and brother-in-law, John Eribarne of Bakersfield Ca; and special nieces, nephews, friends and relatives.

Betty graduated from Dickenson Memorial High School in 1953 with honors. She attended Bowling Green College of Commerce in Bowling Green, Ky., and moved to Ca., Va., and Az. where she worked until her retirement in 1996 from Southern California Edison in Laughlin, Nv.

Family graveyard services will be held Saturday, July 6 at 3 p.m. at the Rose Family Cemetery on Caney Ridge, Clintwood. With Smith-Reagan Funeral Home of Rutledge, Tn. and Clintwood Funeral Home of Clintwood serving the family.

In lieu of flowers/food, please make a contribution to Peuther Chapel of Clintwood or Grainger County Rescue Squad, Rutledge, Tn., or a charity of your choice.

Services entrusted to Smith-Reagan Funeral Home of Rutledge.