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Sallie Anna Rose Root

November 28, 1938 — November 2, 2023

Charleston, South Carolina

Sallie Anna Rose Root

Sallie Anna Rose Root, 84, of Charleston, South Carolina, wife of Richard Allen Root entered into eternal rest Thursday, November 2, 2023. Her Funeral Service will be held Saturday, November 4, 2023 in J. Henry Stuhr Inc., Northwoods Chapel, 2180 Greenridge Road at 3:00 p.m. Interment will be Tuesday, November 7, 2023 in Carson Memorial Cemetery, Onieda, TN. The family will receive friends Saturday in the Northwoods Chapel from 2:00 p.m. until the time of service. 

Sallie was born November 28, 1938 in Huntsville, Tennessee, daughter of the late Porter Benjamin Rector, Sr. and Martha Helen Pennington Rector. She was a graduate of Huntsville High School and attended the University of TN. Sallie worked as a salesperson for Rackroom Shoes in the '80s and was the top salesperson many times. She was a devoted Navy wife and worked at the Navy Exchange while raising her children in Goose Creek. Sallie loved attending her children's sporting events and even coached her daughter's cheer leading team. She was a breast cancer survivor and supporter. 

Sallie is survived by her husband, Richard of Charleston, SC; son, Elliott "Pete" Rose (Robin) of Goose Creek, SC; daughter, Cindy Rose Bridge (James) of Moncks Corner, SC; brother, Ben Rector; sister, Peggy Jane Carson (Tony); eight grandchildren: Jessica Shealy (Billy), Rebecca Chason (Tyler), Katelyn Usher (James), Jason Rose (Molly), Kali Williamson (Nick), Morgan Rose (Kelly Ann), Megan Rose, Devin Rose (Madi); three great-grandsons: Parker Shealy, Oliver Usher, Henlee Rose; four great-granddaughters, Stella Usher, Audrey Rose, Marlee Williamson, Maisie Williamson; and a great-grand on the way, Baby Rose. 

She was predeceased by her sister, Martha Lou Rector Cromwell. 

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Saturday, November 4, 2023

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Saturday, November 4, 2023

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Tuesday, November 7, 2023

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