Rosa Taylor Minchew


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Rosa Taylor Minchew died Saturday at Woodard’s Care. Born in Wayne County, she was the daughter of the late Benjamin and Margaret Taylor, wife of the late James Ollie Minchew for 54 years and mother of the late Gary Minchew. She was also preceded in death by brothers, Billy Taylor and Louis Taylor and sisters, Elizabeth Aldridge, Pauline Farrell, Helen Pope and Zilphia Mercer. Rosa was a long-time member of Love Memorial Baptist Church and was a nurse at Wayne Memorial Hospital for 32 years.

A service to celebrate Rosa’s life will be held Wednesday at 2:00 pm at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home with Rev. Richard Toler and Rev. Bobby Heath officiating. Burial will follow in Wayne Memorial Park. Family members will greet friends Tuesday from 6:00 until 8:00 pm at the home of her grandson, Jay Minchew, 314 Clay Brook Drive, Goldsboro.

Rosa is survived by her son and daughter in law, Marshall and Gail Minchew; a sister, Marjorie Ridoutt; grandchildren, Jeff Minchew, Jay and Cindy Minchew, Bill Minchew, Christopher Minchew and Jamie and Chris Hobbs; step grandchildren, Porter Jones and Marshall Jones; great grandchildren, Ashley Minchew, Mackenzie Minchew, Mason Minchew and Blake Price; a niece, Elizabeth Jo Heath and husband, Bobby.

Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home of Goldsboro is serving the Minchew family and online condolences may be sent through