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Rosa Lea Wagner

May 10, 1955 — December 19, 2021

Rosa Lea Wagner of Walron, Arkansas passed from this life, Sunday, December 19, 2021 in Danville, Arkansas. Rosa was born May 10, 1955 at home in Parks, Arkansas to Joe Herbert Curtis and Daisy Catherine (Thomas) Curtis. She was 66 years old.

Rosa cherished time with her family. She loved to fish and enjoyed taking care of her flowers and garden. Rosa had various jobs, but the one she treasured most was being a home health aide. Her patients were like family to her and she loved to care for them. Rosa was notorious for her chocolate pie and fried chicken.

Rosa leaves behind to cherish her memory, her children: Donald Lee Slater, Melinda Kay May Slater and Fiance' Donald Kelly and Samel Slater and wife Amy. Grandma will forever remain in the hearts of her grandchildren: Seth (Chelsey) Slater, James Trey Ezra (Marisol) Slater, Adrianna Slater, Samantha Slater, Ethan Pritchard, Samuel Roy Allen Slater, Lindzee Slater, Donald Ray Slater, Kyra Slater, Kendra Slater and Darrenger Slater, great grandchildren: James Trey Ezra Slater Jr. and Veronica Yazmine Slater. Rosa is also survived by her siblings: Raymond Curtis, Monette (Junior) Austin, and Linda Beth (Bubby) Rogers. Rosa will be missed by all that knew her and the many whose lives she impacted including a host of extended family and friends she loved dearly.

Rosa was preceded in death by her parents, Joe and Daisy, brothers, Henry Curtis and Paul Curtis, her sisters: Lillian (Morris) Cunningham, Daisy Oleta Shaddon, Dortha Broomfield, Wanda Rogers and her beloved granddaughter, McKayla Slater.

Rosa's celebration of life will be 10:00 a.m, Thursday, December 23, 2021 at the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home in Waldron, Arkansas with Rev. Mike Shaddon officiating. Interment will follow in the Chant Cemetery in Y-City, Arkansas. Arrangements are being entrusted to the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home in Waldron, Arkansas.

Rosa's pallbearers will be Joe David Curtis, Donald Kelly, David Brother Rogers, Adam Austin, Jared Wagner and Michael Curtis. Honorary pallbearers will be Roy Bo Rogers, Chad Strunk, Eddie Fisher, John Shaddon, Shawn Curtis, Billy Wayne Curtis, Brian Curtis and Billy Fisher.

Rosa's visitation will be Wednesday, December 22, from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at the Heriage Memorial Funeral Home in Waldron, Arkansas.

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Wednesday, December 22, 2021

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Thursday, December 23, 2021

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