Obituaries » Rose M. Elkins
March 14, 1948 - July 17, 2016
Service Date: July 21, 2016
Funeral Home Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home
Rev. Clarence Newman will conduct funeral services for Rose at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, July 21, 2016 at the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home. The family will receive friends Wednesday evening, July 20, 2016 at the funeral home from 6:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.
ROSE MARY ELKINS
Rose Mary Elkins, 68, of Rural Mapleton, died Sunday, July 17, 2016 at Fort Scott Mercy Hospital. She was born March 14, 1948 in Welch, Oklahoma the daughter of Robert and Ruth Louise (Cox) Rakestraw. She married Bill F. Elkins May 31, 1986 in Joplin, Missouri and he survives of the home.
Rose was an Accountant and Account Administrator for NHC Healthcare and she was a member of the Lakeview Community Church.
In addition to her husband, Bill, Rose is also survived by her children, Patricia Hayes and husband Rob, Donald Elkins, and Roberta White, all of Joplin, Missouri; a brother, Edward Rakestraw and wife Suzette of Chetopa, Kansas; a sister, Dorothy Hopkins of Parsons, Kansas; eight grandchildren, several great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, a stepfather, Harold Edward Pruitt, a sister, Phyllis Sue Rakestraw, and a brother, Wendell Guard.
Rev. Clarence Newman will conduct funeral services for Rose at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, July 21, 2016 at the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home with private family burial later at the Oswego City Cemetery. The family will receive friends Wednesday evening, July 20, 2016 at the funeral home from 6:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the Lakeview Community Church and left in the care of the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home, 15 W. Wall Street, PO Box 309, Fort Scott, KS 66701. Condolences may be submitted to the online guestbook at konantz-cheney.com.