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DUGGER - Rita Kay Bose, 78, of Dugger, passed away at 7:45 a.m. Monday, Nov. 13, 2017, in Regional Hospital, Terre Haute. She was born June 20, 1939, in Jasonville, to Richard Harrison and Kathleen (Duckworth) Harrison-Bohnert.
Survivors include her husband, Charles A. "Charlie" Bose of Dugger, whom she married on Dec. 29, 1994; children, Laura Carlow (Glenn) of Indianapolis, Nancy Swalls (Jim Bo) of Hymera, Susan Crist of Terre Haute, Paula Wright (Dan Luczynski) of Lewis, Toni Sears of Sturgis, Ky.; stepdaughters, Amy Wright of Jasonville, Gina Phillippe (Joe) of Hymera, Angie Raley of Jasonville; 13 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and brother, George Harrison (Jeri) of Lewis.
She was preceded in death by her parents; first husband, Otis Junior Sears; siblings, Dixie Glenn, Marjorie Keller, Harold Harrison and Kenny Harrison.
Kay worked as a beautician and also at Pillsbury in Seelyville. She was a member of the Faith Community Church. She liked to make quilts, work needle-point, and work the cryptogram puzzle in the Terre Haute Tribune Star newspaper. She was a song leader at church for many years and later sang in the choir. Kay had a very strong faith in God.
Arrangements are entrusted to Michael W. Cox, Cox Funeral Home; 218 S. Meridian St., Jasonville. Visitation is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday. Funeral Services will immediately follow visitation at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, at the Cox Funeral Home, with Pastor Shawn Farris officiating. Interment will be at K of P Cemetery in Hymera. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in memory of Kay to The American Cancer Society. Envelopes are available at the funeral home. Contact online at:
coxfuneralhomejasonville.com
Published on November 13, 2017
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