Mary Alice Rose, 72, of Mount Vernon, Ind., passed away on Thursday, May 31, 2012, on her family farm where she was raised. She was born on July 19, 1939 in Posey County, IN to Elijah and Nellie (Huff) Ludlow.
Mary Alice faithfully attended Point Township Church of the Nazarene. She was extremely dedicated to the Democratic Party and was actively involved in many campaigns. Mary Alice served the Posey County community for well over 50 years serving six terms as the Posey County Treasurer. She deeply cared for and respected others.
She is preceded in death by her parents; and her husband, Robert James Rose in 2002.
Mary Alice is survived by her son, Steven Rose, Sr.; four grandchildren, Chelsea, McKenzie, Steven, Jr. and Michael; two great grandchildren; sister, Anna Ludlow; nephews, Daniel Ludlow (Karla), Roy Maynard (Winter), special family and close friends, Shirley (McDonald) Moore and Cecil Waters.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, June 5, 2012, at Schneider Funeral Home, 512 Main St. in Mount Vernon, Ind., with the Rev. Dallas Robinson and the Rev. Troy Dekemper officiating with burial to follow in Bellefontaine Cemetery.
Visitation was held from 2 until 8 p.m. on Monday, June 4, 2012, at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Point Township Church of the Nazarene or to a Church or charity of your choice.
Condolences may be made online at www.schneiderfuneralhome.com