Rose Ann Walters, 59, of Princeton, WV died Saturday, November 6, 2021, at 6:45 p.m. at the Charleston (WV) Area Medical Center where she had been a patient since October 20.

Rose was born April 17, 1962, in Circleville, Ohio to Fred and Carolyn Sue Cockrell Smith.  She was a 1980 graduate of Teays Valley High School and lived most of her life in Pickaway County and the Orient community before moving to West Virginia three years ago.

She had formerly been a home health aide.

Rose was an avid OSU Buckeye fan and loved her family and being with them.

She was preceded in death by her mother in 2016, and her grandparents, Ernest and Frances Cockrell.

Rose is survived by two sons, Cody Walters  of Martinsville, IN and Cory Walters and his girlfriend, Deanna Souders, of Grove City, OH; two grandchildren, Maisyn and Case Walters; her father, Fred Smith of Princeton, WV; four siblings, Dan Smith and his wife, Anita, of Circleville, Melinda Sue Short and her friend, Robert East, of Ashville, OH, Steve Smith and his wife, Toni, of Commercial Point, Jennifer Farley and her husband, Joe, of Princeton, WV; a brother-in-law, Steven Short of Ashville and several nieces and nephews.

The funeral will be Saturday, November 13, 2021, at 6 p.m. at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House, Ohio with her son, Cory Walters, officiating.  Following cremation, burial of the cremains will be in the Beckett Cemetery in Commercial Point, OH.

Friends may call at funeral home Saturday from 4 p.m. until time of the service.         

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