Nancy K. Rose, 66 of Benton passed away February 15, 2017 in Little Rock. She was born June 8, 1950 in Little Rock to the late Rev. William R. and Anna (Smith) Gifford. She was a member of Coronado Baptist Church in Hot Springs Village. Nancy served and ministered to others as an administrative assistant, piano teacher, and an accomplished piano accompanist to many throughout her life.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Survivors include her husband, Richard, of the home; daughters Ambi and Jay Gordon of Crowley, TX, Melode and Stephen Strawn of San Antonio, TX; son, David and Lori Rose of Benton; brother Bill Gifford of Benton; six grandchildren and two Great-grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, February 18, 2017 at 10:00 A.M. at Roller-Ballard Funeral Home with Bro. Ken Overturf and Bro. Greg Stanley officiating. Interment will follow at Smith-Rosemont Memorial Park. Serving as pallbearers are Tim Howard, Dennis "Bubba" Byrd, Ray Freeman, Stephen Strawn, Matthew Overturf and Jeremiah Gordon.
A time of visitation is scheduled for Friday, February 17, 2017 from 6 to 8 PM at the funeral home.