Rosetta Marie "Rose" Atwell, 68, of Oceana, WV, received her ultimate healing and resting in the arms of Jesus on Thursday, September 6, 2018, at Pikeville Medical Center, Pikeville, KY. She was born on December 13, 1949, in Beckley, WV, a daughter of the late Virgil Walker and Beatrice Wray. Rose was of the Apostolic Faith. She enjoyed feeding and watching her birds, spending time with her family, talking with her sister Coetta and going to Pigeon Forge, TN. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband Verlin Harless Atwell; a brother Clayton Wray; special nephew Randy Stafford; son-in-law Richard Buckland; and Daisey Mae Wray and Harry Belcher who lovingly raised her. Survivors include four daughters Vanessa Buckland of Beckley, Lora Atwell of Pineville, Cynthia Atwell and Amanda Atwell both of Oceana; a son William Atwell of Oceana; three sisters Coetta Atwell of Oceana, Jackie Craddock and Volita Vanber both of MD; two brothers Hershel Wray of IN and Henry Conner of MD; four grandchildren Richard Buckland, Ashley Parton, Adrian Adkins and Gracelynn Rose Atwell; a great grandchild Aiden Adkins; and a host of nieces, nephews and loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 12:30 PM on Tuesday, September 11th, in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV, with Sister Tina Pelphrey officiating. She will be laid to rest in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Beckley, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 10:30 AM until time of services on Tuesday, September 11th, at the funeral home. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
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