Ms. Rose “Rosie” Driggers McNabb Wildes, 94, passed away peacefully on December 6, 2020 at her daughter’s home in Raiford surrounded by loved ones. She was born in Providence, FL to Alonzo Lloyd Driggers and Allie Mathews on October 10, 1926. She was a woman of deep faith and a member of First Baptist Church of Raiford. She was a devoted wife and mother and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was dearly loved by many and always kind and humble. Ms. Rose loved to crochet doilies and sew quilts and clothes for her grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Patrick J. McNabb of Michigan and their sons, Michael Lawrence McNabb and Tracy Driggers McNabb; her second husband, Cedric Wildes of Baldwin; and her siblings, AL, Donald, Alice Marie, and Hilah.
Ms. Rose is survived by her daughter, Melanie (Dan) Davis of Raiford; daughter in law, Lauren McNabb of Lake Mary, FL; 6 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and 4 great-great-grandchildren as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
A graveside service to honor the life of Ms. Rose will be held on Thursday, December 10, at 2:00 pm at Dekle Cemetery. Bro. Tommy Smith will officiate her service. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Archer Funeral Home, Lake Butler, FL. 386-496-2008. www.archerfuneralhome.com
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the National Down Syndrome Society in honor of Ms. Rose’s son, Tracy. https://www.ndss.org/donate/
The family would also like to acknowledge the Park of The Palms in Keystone for their loving care and support through the years as well as Community Hospice for their love and support and caring.