Family of John Ora ROSSER (21) & Lottie Elizabeth HAITHCOAT
On 9 Jan 1937 when James Jefferson was 18, he married Ruby Pearl KIZER, daughter of George Estis KIZER (1887-1957) & Malissa Rachel DAVIS (1883-1972), in Jackson, Madison County, Tennessee. Born on 11 Jul 1917 in Wildersville, Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 87, Ruby Pearl died in McKenzie, Carroll County, Tennessee on 5 Dec 2004. Buried on 6 Dec 2004 in Jones Cemetery, Parkers Crossroads, Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in District 1, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1920. Resided in McKenzie, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1970. Alias/AKA: "Pearl".
Obituary: Funeral services for Mrs. Ruby Pearl Kizer Rosser, age 87, of McKenzie and formerly of Wildersville, TN will be Monday, December 6, 2004 at 10:00 AM in the Cedar Avenue Chapel of McKenzie Funeral Home with Dr. George E. Clark and Rev. Dennis Trull officiating. Burial will follow at Jones Cemetery in Wildersville. Mrs. Rosser, a Homemaker and the widow of the late James Jefferson "Jeff" Rosser, died Saturday, December 5, 2004 at McKenzie Regional Hospital. She was a native of Wildersville, TN born July 11, 1917 to the late George Estes Kizer and Rachel Melissa Davis Kizer. She was also the daughter-in-law to the late John Ora Rosser and Lottie Rosser. Mrs. Rosser was a member of the McKenzie First Baptist Church. She is survived by four daughters Gayle (Tim) Rosser-Clark of Jackson, TN, Brenda (Kenneth) Doster of McKenzie, Candice (Danny) Beasley of Decatur, AL and Phyllis (Frank) Tipple of Riverside, CA; one sister Myrtle Davis Kizer Parker of Parkers Cross Roads, TN; seven grandchildren, David (Lisa) Doster of McKenzie, Stacy Sterlin of Pillowville, TN, Kyle Beasley and Cara Beasley both of Decatur, AL, Jay (Marjorie) Kimmel of Bellington, Wash, Patty Harter of Corona, CA and David (Shelly) Tipple of Orange, CA. Mrs. Rosser is also survived by twelve great grandchildren. Pallbearers to serve will be Kyle Beasley, Danny Beasley, Tim Clark, David Doster, Bobby Wallace and Barry Summers. Visitation will be Monday morning 9:00 a.m. until service time.
They had the following children:
James and Pearl moved to McKenzie, Carroll County, Tennessee, in 1957.
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