HAMPTON - Mrs. Rosena Stanley Crosby, 79, widow of the late John Franklin Crosby, died Saturday March 25, 2005 afternoon in the Baptist Hospital in Columbia, after an extended illness.
Mrs. Crosby was born in Springfield, Georgia, October 29, 1922 a daughter of the late Thomas Albert Stanley and Mary Margaret Davis Stanley.
She had formerly worked with Plywood Plastics Corp. (International Paper) in Hampton, and was a member of the West End Baptist Church in Hampton.
Surviving are: one daughter, Mary Elizabeth Hull of West Columbia; one brother: John Wesley Stanley of Homestead, Florida and one sister: Katherine Crosby Stanley of Estill. There are six grandchildren, and 11 great-grandchildren and one great-grandchild. She was predeceased in death by a son: John Franklin Crosby, II.
Funeral services will be 3 p.m. Tuesday in the Chapel of PEEPLES-RHODEN FUNERAL HOME in Hampton, conducted by Rev. Jule Young and Rev. Kevin Crosby, with burial in the Browning Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Chapel in Hampton, from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, and Tuesday until the hour of services.
The family suggests that those who wish may send memorials to the South Carolina Arthritis Foundation, P.O. Box 296, Hampton, S.C. 29924. 
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