She died Wednesday, April 24, 2013, at her home.
Mrs. Rosie Stancle was born on June1, 1938, to the late Lillie Carey Reed and Frank Royster in Shelby. Rosie worked in the Bolivar County Head Start System for 32 years, retiring in May 2001.
She is survived by daughters, Joyce Friend, Sharon Stancle and Lisa Stancle, all of Shelby, and Sandra Stancle Nwokeji of Hattiesburg; sons, Larry Royster of Duncan, Randy Stancle of Blytheville and Javis Stancle of Horn Lake; sisters, Rosie (Rev. Scott) Alexander of Clarksdale and Mary (Charles) Linstand of Hanover Park, Ill.; brothers, Hal (Bobbie) Reed of Shelby, Thomas Reed of Cleveland and Diamond Reed of Chicago, Ill.; 22 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Visitation will be from 4-6 p.m. Friday, May 3, 2013, at Shiloh M.B. Church. Rev.James Miller will officiate.