Rosa Mae Odom Proctor, age 90, of Marion, North Carolina, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, December 26, 2018, at Autumn Care of Marion.

A native of McDowell County, Rosa was born on December 1, 1928, to the late Horace Odom and Lucy Presnell Gregory. She was preceded in death by her husband of sixty seven years, Marshall Proctor; and one brother, Allen Odom. She was a former member of Clinchfield United Methodist Church, where she sang in the choir. Rosa took many classes at McDowell Technical Community College over the years including her favorite, oil painting.

Left to cherish her memory are three children, Wayne Proctor and wife, Pam, Linda Mace and husband, Jack, and Diane Spencer and husband, Ken, all of Marion; one brother, Theodore and wife, Hazel, of Statesville, NC; six grandchildren, Dean Mace, Cynthia Rapan, Kathy Proctor, Erica Cavenaugh, Amanda Conley and Heather Taylor; and eight great-grandchildren, Asher Cavenaugh, Christopher Mace, Alex Mace, Suzanne Proctor, Sarah Rapan, Thomas Rapan, Landon Callahan and Taylor Stockton, and two great-great-grandchildren, Madison and Mason.

A funeral service will take place on Sunday, December 30, 2018, at 3:00 p.m. at Beam Funeral Service, with Reverend Bruce Ward officiating. The family will receive friends from 2:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m., one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Interment will follow the service at Murphy's Chapel Cemetery.

Flowers are appreciated, or to honor Mrs. Proctor's love of animals, donations may be made to Brother Wolf of Marion at PO Box 9195 Asheville, NC 28814.

Beam Funeral Service & Crematory is assisting the Proctor family.

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