KANNAPOLIS Rose McLeod Funderburke, 71, peacefully passed away Monday afternoon, Sept. 30, 2019, at Tucker Hospice House. Born Aug. 27, 1948, in New Waterford, Nova Scotia, Rose was a daughter of the late William and Nellie Victoria Bishop McLeod. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by daughter, Victoria Funderburke; two sisters and three brothers. Mrs. Funderburke was a 23-year loyal employee of Cannon Mills, where she worked in the dye department. A loving and devoted wife, mother, sister and grandmother, Mrs. Funderburke will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her. Left to cherish her memory are her husband of 52 years, James Steven Funderburke; sons, James Funderburke Jr. (Debbie) and Tom Funderburke (Dena); four brothers, a sister, two grandchildren, a great-granddaughter, nieces, nephews and extended family members. A special thank you to all of Mrs. Funderburke's Bingo friends at the Concord VFW. Memorials may be made in Mrs. Funderburke's name to the American Cancer Society, 1901 Brunswick Ave., Suite 100, Charlotte, NC 28207. Private services and burial will take place at West Lawn Memorial Park at a later date. Condolences may be made to the family at www.whitleysfuneralhome.com. Whitley's Funeral Home is serving the Funderburke family.

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