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Rose, Leona "Onie", born April 23, 1927 in Middletown, OH, Beloved Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother, Great Great Grandmother, neighbor, work associate and friend to all who met her passed away early Sunday Morning, August 21, 2016. She was a lifelong resident of Butler County, Ohio raising her family in Monroe, Ohio and then residing in Middletown, Ohio for the last 44 years. Onie was the mother of four children: Martha Niekamp, Beverly (Mark) Botts, Gary (Beth) Rose, and Debbie (Scott) Sears. She had seven grandchildren, nine great grandchildren, one great great grandchild, and one soon-to-be born great granddaughter who will have the honor of being named after her. She was employed by Target Department Store for many years and retired in 1995. Onie's greatest joy in life was spending quality time with her family on her beloved front porch. This strong and proudly independent woman now leaves a legacy of unconditional love and family devotion that will live on forever. Her spunk, her spirit and her will and determination to make each day the best it could possibly be in an inspiration to all who knew and loved her. Onie we love you and miss you desperately. You will forever remain in our hearts. Heaven just became a little sweeter! Services will be held at Baker- Stevens-Parramore Funeral Home on Friday, August 26, 2016 from 12:00-2:00 pm. A Celebration of Life Service will follow at 2:00 pm at the funeral home with Jerry Minor officiating. Interment will be at Woodside Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family at