Rosa E. (Wood) Apperson

February 20, 1936 ~ November 15, 2023 (age 87) 87 Years Old

Rosa Apperson Obituary

Rosa E. Apperson, 87 of Eldon, Missouri passed away Wednesday, November 15, 2023 in California, Missouri.  She was born February 20, 1936 in Barnett, Missouri the “Holler”, the daughter of the late Dorsey Henry and Lois (Runyan) Wood.  On February 8, 1957 in Pekin, Illinois she was united in marriage to Carl R. Apperson who preceded her in death on August 23, 1974.

Survivors include,

Sons, Jay Apperson of California, MO; David Apperson of California

Nine Grandchildren, Colin, Jordan, John, Ryan, Derek, Erin, Jesse, Carl & Alex

Thirteen Great-Grandchildren & Two Great-Great Grandchildren

Brothers, Eugene “Boss” Wood of IN; Steve L. Wood (Sharon) of Mt. Pleasant, MO

Along with her husband and parents, two sisters, Marcella Pletzer & Ruth Baccus, and three brothers, Jewell “Buck” Wood, Joe Wood and Duane Wood preceded her in death.

Rosa was a member of Ninth Street Christian Church of Eldon, MO.  She was an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan and was a loving mother and grandmother.

Graveside Service will be Saturday, November 18, 2023 at 2:00 PM at Greenmore Memorial Gardens in Barnett, MO with Chris Reynolds, Minister officiating.

Memorials in her name are suggested to Greenmore Memorial Gardens or Ninth Street Christian Church.

Arrangements are under the direction and care of Phillips Funeral Home of Eldon, MO. 

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Rosa E. (Wood) Apperson, please visit our floral store.

Friends and family have shared their relationship to show their support.
How do you know Rosa E. (Wood) Apperson?
We are sorry for your loss.
Help others honor Rosa's memory.


Graveside Service
November 18, 2023

2:00 PM
Greenmore Memorial Gardens

Barnett, Missouri 65011


© 2023 Phillips Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Accessibility