Roszena Smith

Roszena Ladema Smith, Also known as Rose Armentrout/Gravitt, age 63, passed away at her home on Sunday, May 3rd 2020 due to Health complications. She was born on December 2nd, 1956 in Des Moines, Iowa to Esther Armentrout/Doland. She lived in Des Moines most of her life.

Rose worked in retail most of her life. Rose (AKA Blondie) was a loving mother and devoted grandmother and loved spending time her children and grandchildren. She always tried to help people whenever she could. She had a great sense of humor and loved her oldies rock music. Rose will be greatly miss.

Rose is survived by her sister Eileen Miller and husband Steve; Her brother Bruce Doland and wife Cindia; Her Children Jeremy, Tina, and Tracy, Whitney, Chelsea and Son-in-law Matt Charlson. Grand children Kristion Keller, Kaden Hall, Karter Rose Gravitt, Jonnathan Gravitt, Taylor Nicholetti, Dominic, Ryder and Lillian Ruffcorn, Timothy, Adrianna, Jalaynna Davis. Great Grand children; Baby Keller on the way. Her nephews, Tyler Auch, Bruce, Steve, David, Robby, and Jason Doland and many great nieces and nephews. Rose is proceeded in death by her mother Esther Armentrout and Gayle Morrison.

There will be no services due to covid-19 pandemic. She will be laid to rest at Sunset Memorial Gardens on Fleur Drive.


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