Dolly Goings Rose

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Dolly Goings Rose 90, died Wednesday, November 3, 2010 in Little Rock. She was the wife of the late Gordon Kent Rose. She was born in Helena, Arkansas, November 2, 1920 to John Calhoun Goings and Birdie Dell Johnston Goings. She grew up in Helena where she lived until moving to Little Rock in 1971. Dolly was devoted to her family and enjoyed being with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Shewas associated with the Toggery in the Heights for over 25 years where she loved dressing generations of children. Five brothers, Leonard, Fred, Hubert (infant), Otto, and Felix Goings, a sister, Ivy Bell Goings, and her granddaughter, Hallie Kent Shurgar Shell preceded her in death. Dolly is survived by her daughter, Katherine Rose Shurgar and her husband Will.G. Shurgar III of Little Rock, her granddaughter, Katherine Page Shurgar and her husband Christopher Cline Gibson, and three great-grandsons, John Will Kent Shell, Gordon Rees Jones Shell and Hamilton Gray Gibson. A graveside celebration of her life will be held on Friday, November 5, 2010 at 1:30 p.m. at Roselawn Cemetery, Little Rock, the Reverend John Shellof Conway officiating. The family extends a special thanks to the wonderfully caring staff at the Briarwood Nursing and Rehabilitation facility and Elmcroft of Maumelle. The family requests that in lieu of flowers memorials be sent to the Humane Society of Pulaski County.

Published November 4, 2010