In Memoriam: Rosie Flax

Rosie Flax

A Celebration of Life was held for Rosie Flax, 75, on Thursday, Oct. 8, at Manning Funeral Home. She died on Sept. 29.

A native of Halifax, North Carolina, Flax served the Diocese of Richmond for more than 36 years in the Office of Justice and Peace where she was described as a “dedicated employee.”

According to the order of service from her Celebration of Life, Flax’s “warm and compassionate spirit always made people feel welcomed and loved.”

She is survived by three of her children: Donald Flax, Antonio Flax and Veronica Flax; her sister Martha Scott Henry; an aunt, Shirley Butts; sister-in-law Sylvia Hall; and goddaughter Kyren Carrington. She is further survived by 12 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, one great-great grandchild and a host of other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Hattie Scott and Willie Williams, by her son Daniel Flax, and by her brother David (Boo) Scott.

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