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Rose Lee Long Burris, 75, of Kannapolis passed away on Monday, October 14, 2013 at Tucker Hospice House of Kannapolis. Rose was born on February 8, 1938 in Iredell County, daughter of the late Will and Molly Colick Basinger.
Rose attended Hartsell School, she was a homemaker, and was of the Baptist Faith. Rose enjoyed singing, crocheting, dancing and listening to blue grass music.
In addition to her parents Rose is preceded in death by her sons, Dennis Leon Long and Roger Dale Long. Brother, Robert Lee Basinger, sisters, Audrey Thomas, Katie McManus, Geneva Matthews and Joyce Basinger. Grandson, Daniel Long and great granddaughter, Hailey Jackson.
Survivors: Rose is survived by her sons, Charles Long and wife Sylvia, and Richard Long and wife Robin all of Kannapolis. Daughters, Dianne Long Little of Tyro and Cheryl Ann Long Niemczyk and husband Thomas of Blairsville, GA; sister, Annie Bell Burgess and husband Bill of Kannapolis. Rose is survived by 12 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.
The family will have a private Memorial Service at a later date.
Carolina Cremation of Salisbury is assisting the Long family. Online condolences may be made at www.mycarolinacremation.com.
richard long says
i am so glad you dont have to suffer no it is verry hard to lose both father and mother in less than a year but god holds the best plan for us all and someday well all be toghter love you both yaws son richard
Scott Matthews says
This Scott aunt Rosie’s great nephew, Geneva was my grandma and Mike was my dad..I’m sorry we lost touch but I never stopped thinking about you and everyone down home. I’m sorry we couldn’t see each other more.. love you aunt Rosie
Lori Michelle Basinger Beaver says
SO, sorry about aunt Rosie, I just wished i knew. I am the Grand-Daughter of Joyce Basinger, Bobby was my Dad, Would love the reunion with the family and get to know each other, Please feel free to email me.
My prayers are with the family.