Rose, Patricia Viola
Birth: Tuesday, November 16, 1954
Residence: Callaway, MD
Death: Thursday, January 14, 2021 at the age of 66
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Patricia Viola Rose, 66, of Callaway, MD, passed away peacefully on January 14, 2021 at her home, with her loving husband at her side.

She was born on November 16, 1954 in King George, VA to the late James Linwood Rose and K. Patricia Taylor Rose.

She was employed for over 18 years by the Department of Defense as a skilled financial analyst. On November 13, 2020, she married her long time love, Marcus "Tyrone" Harris, Sr. They celebrated over 16 years of love prior to their marriage. She enjoyed vacationing in the mountains of Western Maryland and Virginia. She was a delicious cook with one of her specialties being corn pudding. She canned the harvest she grew. She enjoyed nature and fed over 38 different species of birds that came to her flower gardens. Her hobbies included photography, especially of nature. Other hobbies included listening to music, particularly Rhythm and Blues and Country. She loved spending time with her family, who were her greatest loves, including her pet Chihuahua, Precious.

In addition to her husband she is also survived by her sons, Christopher Z. Ordiway of Seattle, WA and Michael Z. Ordiway of Inglewood, FL; her grandchildren: Selene, Sirus, Sarek and Cailou; her great-grandchildren: Kaelyn Viola, Jaiden, Hazael, and Chozen; her mother-in-law, Bernezia Elizabeth Green of Baltimore, MD; her aunts, Alicia Garnett, Lillian Guy, Brenda Gibbs, and Sylvia; her uncles, Robert Taylor and Joe Taylor; and her special friends, Jason Dyson, Larry Chase, Michelle "MeMe" Cogar, and Maria Scott. In addition to her parents, she is also preceded in death by She is preceded in death by her parents, siblings Brenda Arlene Jones, Donna Darlene Riley.

All services will be private.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of St. Mary's, Post Office Box 625, Leonardtown, MD 20650.

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Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A.
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