Rosie May Law, 91, of Harrisville, went to be with the Lord Thursday, December 29, 2016 at Lakeview Manor Nursing Facility in Tawas City. She was born into a family of five on December 9, 1925 in Harrisonburg, Virginia to Raymond George and Lady Dare (Cousins) Webster. Rosie had been a resident of Harrisville for 24 years, after moving from Ingram, Texas in 1992. She married William Fletcher Parish on July 1, 1986 in Kerrville, Texas. Rosie enjoyed church, gardening, fishing, crocheting, and writing poetry. She was often referred to as Granny Rose. She has two grandsons and five great grandchildren currently serving in the military. Rosie is survived by her sister, Virginia Poe of Maryland, three children, Bonnie Kennedy of Harrisville, John Baxter of West Virginia, and Thomas Baxter of Maryland, 14 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren, and two great great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Bill in 1994, and three sons, Richard Baxter in 2010, Paul Baxter in 2009, and Steven Baxter in 2008. Burial will take place in West Lawn Cemetery in Harrisville. A Celebration of Life is being planned for the near future. Arrangements were made through Gillies Funeral Home.
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