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Rose Marie ''Diamond'' Nash, Lee

November 27, 1937 — December 19, 2022

On December 19, 2022, Rose Nash departed this life to be with her Heavenly Father at Brian Center and Rehabilitation in Goldsboro, North Carolina. Rose was born on July 27, 1937, to the late Daniel and Dorothy Manning Lee. She attended the Johnson County schools in Smithfield, North Carolina and once she was finished with her education, Rose began working at the Smithfield Tobacco Plant. Rose then decided to move to Rochester, New York, where she dedicated her time as the owner and operator of her trucking company. She's proceeded in death: husband of 54 years, Eli Nash, brother, Tommy Lee, sister, Lindy Lee, niece, Danielle Lee, nephew, Darryl Lee, and aunt, Sweetie. She leaves to cherish her memories: a very special niece, Jullia Lee; sisters, Annie Lee, Bertha Pridgen, Flossie Lang, and Dora Lee Lena (David Horter); brothers, Donnell (Donna Lee), Jimmie Lee, Benjamin Lee, and Willie Lee. She also leaves behind a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins. Rose will be missed dearly by many friends and relatives

Tuesday, December 27
1:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Sanders Funeral Home Chapel
806 E Market St
Smithfield, NC 27577
(919) 934-8416

Funeral Service:
Wednesday, December 28
12:00 PM
Shiloh Christian Church
211 Durham St.
Smithfield, NC 27577

Wednesday, December 28
Rest Haven
Smithfield, NC 27577

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