Lowell Gene Rose, age 78, of Mena, Arkansas, died Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at the Mena Manor Skilled Nursing and Rehab. He was born on Tuesday, January 9, 1940 to Robert Lawrence and Willie Elise Sullivan Rose in Grannis, Arkansas.
Gene as he was known by, loved three things in life; his Lord Jesus Christ, his family and his job. He loved his church and attended Union Mission Pentecostal Church of God in Mena and also served as a Gideon. Gene loved his family and spending time with his wife, children and grandchild. Gene was a wheeler and dealer. He was a salesman all his life and loved to sell you something even though you might not need it. He owed several different businesses in Mena. Gene served in the United States National Guard for 6 years. Gene also enjoyed hunting and listening to old time Gospel music. Gene was a husband, father, grandfather, brother and a great friend who will be missed by all who knew him.
He is preceded in death by his parents; four brothers, Glen Rose, Kenneth Rose, Doyle Rose and Gerald Rose.
Gene is survived by his loving wife, Annell Rose of Mena, two sons, Bobby Rose of Houston, Texas and Jamie Rose of Tulsa, Oklahoma; one brother, Alton Rose of Athens, Texas; one grandson, Carrington Rose of Mena, Arkansas; several nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 2:00 P.M. at Union Mission Pentecostal Church of God in Mena with Brother Bill Dunahoo and Pastor Nathan Sherer officiating. Interment will follow in the Concord Cemetery in Ink under the Direction of Bowser Family Funeral Home in Mena. Visitation will be Friday, December 7, 2018 from 6-8 P.M. at the Bowser Family Funeral Home in Mena.
Pallbearers will be Eddie Finney, Thomas Fritz, Arnold Wilcox, Roger Wilson, Jimmy Jones, Wayne Fruen, Tommy Callahan and Stacey Strothers.
Online Guestbook: www.bowserffh.com