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Rosalee JoAnn (Fair) Mize

February 25, 1935 ~ November 21, 2023 (age 88) 88 Years Old

Rosalee Mize Obituary

Rosalee Joanne Mize, 88, of Petersburg, went to be with her Lord and Savior Nov. 21, 2023. She was born Feb. 25, 1935, in Pike County, IN, to Lester and Violet (Boger) Fair. She married John W Mize Oct. 10, 1953, and he preceded her in death June 2, 2017. She attended Petersburg Nazarene Church for many years until she could no longer attend due to her declining health.

She was an avid reader and enjoyed playing hymns on her piano. Rosie, as she was affectionately called by many, was an excellent seamstress. She sewed for family, church events, and even made bridesmaids dresses. After many years of being a homemaker, she worked cleaning homes. She loved the Lord and her family.

She is survived by three daughters, Bonnie (Richard) Sikes and Brenda (Thomas) Tomson both of Greensburg, PA, and Darlene Chanley of Petersburg; daughter-in-law, Toni Mize of Petersburg: two sisters, Marilyn (Tom) Thorne of Winslow and June (Gerald) Loveless of Petersburg; three brothers, Ken (Patty) Fair of Greenwood, IN, Phil (Denise) Fair of Washington, and Don (Carol) Fair of Princeton; grandchildren, Joshua (Ava) Tomson, Justin (Bethany) Tomson, Jeremy Tomson, and Jacob Tomson all of Greensburg. PA, Leslie Mize of Petersburg, Andrea (Scott) Swim of Indianapolis, and Daniel Chanley of Vincennes; several great grandchildren and nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a son, David Mize; two brothers, Mike Fair and Marvin Fair; and a grandson, Jordan Tomson.

Graveside services will be conducted at 3 PM EST on Wednesday, November 29, 2023, at Anderson Chapel Cemetery in Petersburg with Pastor Ron Ficklin officiating. Harris Funeral Home is entrusted with care.

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Graveside Service
November 29, 2023

3:00 PM
Anderson Chapel
7014 N County Road 225 E
Petersburg, IN 47567


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