Rose Marie Nineff (Sneed)

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Rose Marie Nineff (Sneed)

July 12, 1961 - August 30, 2018

Rose Marie Nineff (Sneed) Rose Marie Nineff (Sneed) of Chandler, Arizona, passed away peacefully in her sleep, on August 30, 2018, following a brief battle with cancer.

Rose was born on January 12, 1961 in Bethesda, Maryland to Betty Sneed (Bailey) and Jessie Sneed.

She spent a great deal of her early life in Beckley, WV, where she graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School and cultivated many friendships that always remained dear to her heart.

Family left to cherish her memory include mother Betty Sneed (Bailey), husband Kyle Nineff, sister Cheryl Gilliam-Gebbie, daughter Christy Fairlie and husband Mike Montgomery, stepdaughter Tanya Klosterman and partner Wayne Powell, sister-in-law Cheryl Nineff-DAmbrosio and husband Tony and family, dog Daisy. Nieces Rebecca Gilliam-Smith, Jennifer Gilliam and Karina Cana. Great Niece Mackenzie, Lee-Anna Gilliam, Great nephew Chris Smith. Step-GrandChildren Felicia, Brittany, Megan, and Gavin Klosterman.

She spent time in South Korea having fond memories of the time there with her daughter. She also loved road-trips traveling throughout America with her husband.

Rose is known as an accomplished musician, having sung and recorded songs of many genres. She was a Telecom professional as a technician and later in sales. She was a member of The Beckley Rotary Club and served a term as President, volunteered for Beckley Renaissance activities and enjoyed activities with several Beckley organizations. She was a caregiver for her mother the past few years. Her hobbies included painting, canning salsa and jams, dancing and gardening.

Rose was preceded in death by nephew Josh Gilliam, brother-in-law Kevin Gebbie, father Jessie Dewey Sneed and Grandmother Dora Bailey.

Celebration of life will be in Beckley, WV at the Beckley Art Center on October 28, 2018 from 2-4 pm and will continue with a meal at 110 Marshall immediately following.
Published on September 22, 2018
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Celebration of life

Sunday October 28, 2018

2:00 PM

Beckley Art Center

600 Johnstown Rd, Beckley, 3, WV 25801, USA

Celebration of life

Sunday October 28, 2018

3:00 PM

110 Marshall

110 Marshall Ave, Beckley, WV, USA


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John & Jodi Patten
Oct 27, 2018
Rose loved life, people and our cousin, Kyle. Remember when we heard My Anchor Holds perform at Hopewell and getting their CD and how much the music moved us. Rose said Kyle could fix that recording. Our families really love music. There is a soundtrack of Kyle and Rose's Love Story playing someplace. Prayers, J&J
John & Jodi (LaBolt) Patten
Oct 27, 2018
Rose really loved life and people and our cousin Kyle. I remember listening to My Anchor Holds at Hopewell and getting their CD after they had performed and we had been so moved by the music and she said Kyle could fix that recording. Just like in the movies there was a sound track to Kyle and Rose's Love Story. We will always remember you and keep you in our prayers.
Mike Swatts
Oct 14, 2018
Kyle - I’m so sorry to hear of your loss. Rose was a great person, friend and salesperson. She was always upbeat and professional. All of her customers loved working with her. I was so pleased when she came back to Frontier and enjoyed working with her until I retired. She loved her mom and always talked about her. Continued prayers for you and the family!!!
Mary LaBolt
Oct 06, 2018
So happy Kyle and Rose fell in love and married. So wonderful to have Rose in our family. Always enjoyed her fun personality and warm friendship. Loved hearing her sing!
Tanya Klosterman
Sep 29, 2018
Rose was a special person to all of us and dearly loved by us all. We will always remember her smile her laugh and her beautiful voice.
Teri Miller Henry
Sep 25, 2018
Although I knew Rose more from a distance I was always grateful for how she treated my daughter Tanya and her 4 children.

My deepest sympathy on your loss. I have no doubt she is singing with the angels and smiling down on all.

Dale Miller
Sep 24, 2018
My heart breaks for you Kyle. You and Rose were a great team. I am sorry for your loss and am praying for comfort for you in this time of sorrow.
Tammy Duggan
Sep 24, 2018
Still in shock over her loss..So many memories we shared..sleepovers,church,choir,band,proms marriages,babies,reunions the list could go on..I so miss her already and I cherish the time and memories we shared..Blessings to Kyle, Christie,Cheryl and to all who knew and loved her...
Patti Lowery
Sep 23, 2018
We are so very sorry for your loss prayers to you and your family. RIP Rose
Debbie Lester
Sep 22, 2018
So sorry for your loss. I had Rose in one of my art classes just about a year ago. Lovely lady.
Cindy Trent Malcomb
Sep 22, 2018
I only knew you about 4 yrs but we had enough fun for a lifetime! I will always remember you Rose 🌹
Cheryl D'Ambrosio
Sep 22, 2018
Rose, you will forever remain a song in our heart.
Kyle Nineff
Sep 22, 2018
Rose wanted people to talk about her and remember she was here - she shared that thought with me during the last few days we had together. Please post stories and come to her Celebration of Life. For me, Rose, you are a once in a lifetime love & joy that I am fortunate to have experienced during my life. :)