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Rosamond Carmichael, 90, of Danville, passed away at 3:45 p.m. Monday, January 1, 2018, at North Logan Health Care, Danville.
She was born on July 27, 1927, the daughter of Harlan E. and Margaret (Evans) Mills.
She was married to William Daniel Carmichael Sr. He preceded her in death in 1980.
Rosamond worked at Florshiem Shoe Factory, William Davies Packing Plant and later the Department Veterans Affairs from which she retired.
Her life revolved around her grandchildren and spending time with them. She loved music and baking and was known to make the best chicken and noodles, as well as fried chicken.
She is survived by her son, William Daniel Carmichael Jr.; her brother, Gerald Harlan Mills; her sister, Helen Delores White; her grandchildren, Tammie Lynn Wehrle, Dannie Lee Smith Jr., Bryce Edward Carmichael, Matthew Ray Carmichael and Andrew Ryan Carmichael; her great-grandchildren, Krystel M. Dixon, Brandon Joshua Kelp, Rebecca, Anna Poindexter, Samuel Poindexter, Taylor D. Smith, Trenton R. Smith, Patrick Carmichael and Grace Carmichael; and her great-great-grandchildren, Zach and Levi.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, William Carmichael Sr.; her brother, Harry Franklin Mills Sr.; her daughter, Sharon Kay Carmichael Smith Reed; and her great-grandson, Christopher Shane Jones.
A celebration of Rosamond's life will be at noon Monday, January 8, at Sunset-Urbas Funeral Chapel, 414 S. State St., Westville. Visitation will be 10 a.m.-noon Monday prior to her service at the funeral home. She will be laid to rest in Sunset Memorial Park, Danville.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given in her name to American Diabetes Association. Please join her family in sharing memories, photos and videos through her Tribute Wall at www.sunsetfuneralhome.com
Published on January 5, 2018
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