Delia Roscedia "Rose" Sires, 84


LAWRENCEVILLE — Delia Roscedia “Rose” Sires, age 84, of Lawrenceville, died on Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020 at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes, Indiana.

She was born on Sept. 21, 1936 in Johnson City, Tennessee, the daughter of Cecil and Rowena (Julian) Thornton. She married Vernon Sires on Aug. 27, 1973, and he survives.

Rose was a homemaker and a retired housekeeper.

Preceding her in death were: her parents; one daughter, Christina Marie Saucedo; and one great-grandson, Markell Coleman.

Survivors include: her husband; three children, Dan Cross of Lawrenceville; John Wagner of Vincennes, Indiana; and Roscedia Sires of Lawrenceville; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be conducted on Friday, Nov. 20, 2020 at 2 p.m. at the Lawrenceville City Cemetery.

The Emmons-Macey and Steffey Funeral Home in Lawrenceville is in charge of the arrangements.

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