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Rosemary King Erwin

1945-2021

Mrs. Rosemary King Erwin, age 75, of Olive Hill, Kentucky, passed away Thursday morning, January 21, 2021, at her residence.

She was born June 30, 1945, in Carter County, Kentucky, a daughter of the late Steve and Sophie Thompson Hamilton King.

Rosemary was a member of the Dry Branch Church of God and she retired from Morehead State University after 20 years of service. She enjoyed working puzzles, watching Judge Judy and her soaps, taking care of her son, and spending time with her grandchildren, especially with her great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two children, Jeffery Erwin and Sandra Dee Erwin Jarrell; five brothers, William Daniel Hamilton, James “Jim” Hamilton, Elmer King, Estill King and Paul King; and four sisters, Nancy Seagraves, Meldie Evans, Verna Hall and Edith Grills.

Rosemary is survived by her husband of 60½ years, Glen Erwin Jr; one son, Steve Erwin of Olive Hill, Kentucky; one son-in-law, Jhan Jarrell of Olive Hill, Kentucky; three grandchildren, Kayla (T.C.) Jordan, Joe Jarrell and Justin Jarrell (Emily); four great grandchildren, Tayler Jordan, Bryson Jordan, Kameron Jordan and Jaxson Jarrell; and one sister, Dora Maxine Hamilton Stevens of Olive Hill, Kentucky; and one brother-in-law, Bobby Seagraves of Olive Hill, Kentucky. She also leaves many other family members and friends who will sadly miss her.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, January 24, 2021, at Globe Funeral Chapel in Olive Hill, Kentucky, with Brother Randy Salyers, Brother Bill Bradley, and Brother Clyde Holbrook officiating. Burial will follow in the Bowen Chapel Cemetery in Olive Hill, Kentucky.

Friends may visit from 12 noon to 2 p.m. Sunday, January 24, 2021, at Globe Funeral Chapel, 17277 West Highway US 60, Olive Hill, Kentucky 41164.

T.C. Jordan, Justin Jarrell, Jhan Jarrell, Tayler Jordan, Micky Grills and Bill Bradley will serve as pallbearers. Bryson Jordan, Jaxson Jarrell and Kameron Jordan will serve as junior pallbearers. Randy Salyers, Lester Bradley, Ronnie Fisher, Joe Jarrell, and Dexter Bradley will serve as honorary pallbearers.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to St. Claire Hospice in Morehead, Kentucky, for all their love and support during their time of sorrow.

Due to COVID-19 regulations, we ask that everyone wear a mask and practice social distancing. 

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.globefc.com.

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