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1935 Rosa Margaret Farthing 2022

Rosa Margaret Farthing

April 5, 1935 — December 26, 2022


Rosa Farthing  - Kingsport, TN

Rosa Margaret Farthing passed away, Monday, December 26, 2022, at her home in Kingsport, Tennessee, at the age of 87.

Originally from Southwest Virginia, she made her home in Kingsport for nearly 70 years. She was married to Paul Farthing who passed away on December 26, 2014.

Rosa was a member of Tabernacle Baptist Church for more than 50 years, teaching, Sunday school for more than 45 years. A woman of incomparable faith, the Biblical passage most dear to her was Psalm 16:8.

Predeceased by her parents, and nine siblings, she is survived by her daughters, Patricia Carter, and Debbi (Tim) Weston. Additionally, she is survived by one sister, Pauline Thompson; three grandchildren, Kristin (T.J.) Miller, Allison Carter, and Troy Weston; and two great grandchildren, Caden and Jeremiah Miller, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and other family members.

Graveside services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, December 29, 2022, at the Tipton Family Cemetery, in the Manville Community of Scott County, VA. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

Family and friends are asked to meet at Gate City Funeral Home, Thursday at 12:30 p.m. to go in procession to the graveside service.

An online guest register is available for the Farthing family at

Gate City Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Rosa Farthing.


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Graveside Service

Thursday, December 29, 2022

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Tipton Family Cemetery

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