Rose M. Estes-McCollam, 91, of Lewisport, went to her heavenly home, surrounded by her children on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 while at Oakwood Health Campus, Tell City. She was born in Hancock County on August 27, 1928 to the late Logan “Bob” and Martha Dunn. Rose was a member of Hilldale United Methodist Church and was a homemaker. Rose loved to send time with her children and grandkids, cooking, dancing, and music. Rose was preceded in death by her spouse, Virgil (Punk) Estes Sr. in 1992 and Charles McCollam in 2018, her parents, Logan (Bob) and Martha Dunn, siblings Bobby Dunn and Anna Mae Poole, great grandson Chase Craig and son in laws, Danny McFarling and Roger Basham.
She is survived by her sons, Ray (Deanna) Estes, Frank (Clara) Estes, Roger (Vickie) Estes, Danny (Sheila) Estes; daughters, Georgia McFarling and Martil Basham; step children, Mark Estes, Melinda Bettinger, Billy Gene Estes, Carol Roberts and Todd McCollam; grandchildren, Norman (Lee Ann) Estes, Pam (Scott) Ramsey, Teresa (Troy) Roberts, Daniel (Myra) McFarling, Shawn (Rebecca) McFarling, Dana (Manuel) Young, Deanna Estes, Joe (Beverly) Estes, Bobby (Kim) Estes, Jeremy (Stacey) Estes, Joshua (Wendy) Estes, Trina (Adam) Pryor, Casey Estes, Shannon (Dave) Case, Ashley(James) DiMarco and Dakota (Savannah) Basham; 34 great grandchildren; 14 great-great grandchildren and several step great grandchildren, step great-great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Services will be held at 11 am on Saturday, October 26, 2019 at Gibson & Son Funeral Home, Lewisport with burial in Estes Family Cemetery. Rose’s family will be greeting friends on Friday from 3 pm until 8 pm and on Saturday from 9 am until service time at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Hilldale United Methodist Church.
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