Rose Mary McCleese
Last updated 11/18/2021 at 12:31am
Rose Mary McCleese, of Pisgah Forest, passed away Monday, Nov. 15, 2021.
She was born to Harkless and Lydia Peed in 1946 in Washington, N.C. She graduated from P.S. Jones High school in 1963 in Washington, where she met her future husband, Jim McCleese, in the 7th grade. She attended Coppin State University for two years in Maryland and received an Associate's Degree in 1972.
In December 1963, she married Jim Sydney McCleese, and together raised two children, Michael and Reginald McCleese. They joined the Church of God in 1978 and begin to live their lives for Christ, along with Mike a...