Rosie Eckard
Saturday
29
February

Visitation atFuneral Home

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday, February 29, 2020
Austin & Barnes Funeral Home & Crematory
194 Queen Street
Boone, North Carolina, United States
Saturday
29
February

Funeral Service

12:00 pm
Saturday, February 29, 2020
Austin & Barnes Funeral Chapel
194 Queen Street
Boone, North Carolina, United States
Saturday
29
February

Final Resting Place

2:00 pm
Saturday, February 29, 2020
Main Cemetery
 Meat Camp Road
Todd, North Carolina, United States

Obituary of Rosie Edna Eckard

Mrs. Rosie Edna Potter Eckard, age 96, of Meat Camp Road, Todd, passed away Tuesday morning, February 25, 2020 at the home of her daughter, Ruby. Born October 7, 1923 in the Todd community of Watauga County, she was a daughter of John Marion and Nealie Stella Roark Potter. Mrs. Eckard was a faithful member of the church she grew up in, Elk Knob Baptist Church. She was a Christian lady who was faithful to her Lord and adored her family. As a loving mother and grandmother, her home was open to all. She especially loved to cook for family members and enjoyed sewing, gardening and canning. Rosie never met a stranger. She retired from Sprague Electric after working for 30 years. She is survived by two daughters, Judy Reece of Mountain City, TN and Ruby Lipford of Todd; son, Jerry Eckard and wife, Louise, of Warrensville; six grandchildren, Curtis and Steven Reece, Tonya Trivette, Rosalee Potter, Kathy Greene and Sherry McLelland. Twenty great grandchildren and thirteen great-great grandchildren also survive. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Lee Eckard; granddaughter, Jennifer Reece Presnell; great-great grandson, Alex Dugger; and brothers, Johnny and Grady Potter. Funeral services for Rosie Eckard will be conducted Saturday, February 29th, at 12 noon, at the Austin & Barnes Funeral Chapel, officiated by Pastor J. C. Greene and Rev. Mike Trivette. The family will receive friends Saturday morning from 11 until 12, prior to services, at Austin & Barnes. Graveside services will follow in the Main Cemetery. Flowers are appreciated or memorials may be made to the Eckard family. Online condolences may be shared at austinandbarnesfuneralhome.com Austin & Barnes Funeral Home and Crematory in Boone is serving the Eckard family.
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