- October 10, 1920 - January 30, 2013
- Kinston, North Carolina
of Polly's Passing
- Flowers are welcome or memorials may be made to Wheat Swamp Christian Church, 3732 Wheat Swamp Road, La Grange, NC 28551.
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“Mr bobby ,Mrs olivia, Chris we arer so sorry to hear of your loss mrs ms polly
was always on my mind she was so sweet to me. she will surely be...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Dave Harrelson - kinston, NC
“To Mr. Bobby and Chris,
So sorry to hear of your loss. Our hearts are with you...
2 of 7 | Posted by: Joshua Myers and Lycia Tomlinson
“Counting My Blessings
My Aunt Polly is one of the blessings that count in my life. She loved me unconditionally and sincerely. Her spontaneous...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Marilyn Sutton Worthington - FL
“Dear Bobby and Olivia,
I am sorry to hear about Aunt Polly. I regret that I will not be able to attend her services and be with you and your...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Marilyn Sutton Worthington - FL
“My dearest Jey, there is nothing that we can say to ease the pain from the loss you and the Rouse family have endured. Just know that we will always...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Beth Holland - Kinston, NC
“Aunt Polly taught me many life lessons...such as the one about how to gather eggs or should I say how not to. While gathering eggs one day on her...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Barbara Sutton Hardy - Wilmington, NC
“Jennifer, I was so sorry to hear of your grandmother's passing. I know you were very close to her and looked after her so wonderfully. Keep all the...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Pam Sutton - Snow HIll, NC
Polly S. Rouse
October 10, 1920 - January 30, 2013
Kinston-Polly Sutton Rouse, 92, of Kinston, received her heavenly promotion, Wednesday, January 30, 2013. Mrs. Rouse was born October 10, 1920 in Lenoir County to the late Leon James Sutton and Bela Suggs Sutton. She was a loving and devoted wife for fifty years to the late Robert Edward Rouse, Sr. Mrs. Rouse was a farm wife and homemaker who loved her family, growing flowers, gardening and cooking. She was the oldest and longest living member of Wheat Swamp Christian Church. Mrs. Rouse always looked forward to Wheat Swamp's annual harvest sale and preparing pepper relish. Polly was a godly woman who loved the Lord and her family. She set an example for her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren that will lead them all their lives. In earlier years, she enjoyed hosting school children on the farm and sharing her love of animals.
A service of remembrance will be held Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 2:00 PM, from Wheat Swamp Christian Church with Pastor Hank Jarman officiating. Interment will follow at Westview Cemetery, Kinston.
Mrs. Rouse is survived by a daughter, Olivia Rouse Jones and husband, Wiley of Charlotte; son, Robert Edward Rouse, Jr. of Kinston; four grandchildren, Jennifer Rouse Malpass (her caregiver) and husband, Joseph, Christopher Edward Rouse and wife, Amy, Alicia Jones Casey and husband, Jeff, Wiley Washington Jones III and wife, Lisa; four great-grandchildren, Brielle Helen Rouse, Kathryn Olivia Casey, Jeffrey Scott Casey and Tyler Andrew Jones. In addition to her parents and husband, Mrs. Rouse was preceded in death by seven siblings, Ruby Gray, Jack Sutton, Kate Everette, Charles Sutton, Dan Sutton, Zelphia Edwards and Buck Sutton.
The family will receive friends Saturday from 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. at Wheat Swamp Christian Church and other times they will be at the home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.rousefh.com. Flowers are welcome or memorials may be made to Wheat Swamp Christian Church, 3732 Wheat Swamp Road, La Grange, NC 28551. Arrangements are with Rouse Funeral Home, La Grange.