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Rosie Lee Hatcher

CLEVELAND - Rosie Lee Ray Hatcher, age 71, of Cleveland, passed away on Saturday August 22, 2015 at her home.

Visitation will be held Monday August 24, 2015 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Open Arms Revival Center in Boyle. Funeral Services will be held 10:00 AM Tuesday at the Open Arms Revival Center in Boyle, MS. Burial will be at the North Cleveland Cemetery. Reverend Greg Hamilton and Reverend John Hatcher will officiate the services.
Rosie was born on July 24, 1944 to George and Lillie (Barrett) Ray in Cleveland, MS. She attended Bayou Academy School. Rosie was a seamstress for 15 years, worked as a cook for the Cleveland School District for 20 years and for the past 10 years she has been the caregiver for the infant children at Open Arms Daycare. Rosie was a faithful member of the Open Arms Revival Center Church. She loved taking care of her infant children at the daycare, speaking of them even to her last days. She enjoyed spending time with her family, working in her flower garden and pruning her many rose bushes. The family wishes to extend a special thank you to Dr. John Herzog, Continue Care Home Health and the LTACH at Delta Regional Hospital.

Rosie was preceded in death by her parents George and Lillie Ray, husband James G. Hatcher, Two brothers, George Tom Ray Jr., sister, Robbie Beck and a son-in-law, Rev. Tony Caswell.

Rosie is survived by her children; Robert Bingham of Eupora, MS, Brenda Westmoreland of Eupora, MS, Wanda Caswell of Boyle, MS, Karen Hatcher of Grenada, MS, James Hatcher of Cleveland, MS, Marsha Skellion of Cleveland, MS, Jewell Bruce of Tunica, MS, Billy Joe Ray of Ruleville, Ms, Ann Goss of Sunflower, MS. 17 grandchildren, 26 great grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers are, Randy Westmoreland, Jr., Tony Skellion, Jr., Jonathan McNeer, James Therrell, Storm Cole and Kenny Millican.

Honorary Pallbearers are Robert Bingham, Tony Skellion and Jamie Hatcher.
Memorials may be made to the Open Arms Revival Center Church 475 S. Tims Avenue Boyle, MS 38730

Cleveland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. The on-line guest register may be viewed and signed at www.clevelandfuneralhome.net





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Cleveland Funeral Home - August 24, 2015 at 02:59 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

Me and my husband were young, desperate, and totally clueless when we found out we were pregnant. Our biological families live nearly 3 hours away from Cleveland, and we didn't have very much in person help with our infant. The Open Arms crew welcomed us like family. They all gave us advice, extra help when we needed it, and even an ear for listening. Rosie's room was the first daycare experience Aayden ever had. He instantly fell in love with her and refused to eat breakfast with anyone else up until last year. She helped to mold so many young children, mine included, to be kind and caring just through her actions alone. She will be dearly missed! We're praying for all of her family and dear friends. Please let us know if you need anything.

Claire Powell - August 24, 2015 at 11:17 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

Ms. Rosie will always hold a special place in our hearts! She has taken care of Grayson since he was born. The love she had for "her babies" is irreplaceable. I'm glad she is now pain free and reunited with the love of her life. The family is in our prayers.

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