HICKMAN — Rose Tarkington Kemp, 78, of Hickman died Monday, July 8, 2013, at Parkway Regional Hospital in Fulton.
She was a member of First Church of God.
She was preceded in death by her husbands, Jessie Tarkington and Freeman Kemp.
Her parents were Nathan Johnson Sr. and Ester Ballard Johnson.
She is survived by three sons, Donnie Tarkington of Crossville, Tenn., and Darrell Tarkington and Matthew Kemp, both of Hickman; three daughters, Carol Newcomb of Hickman, Danna O’Connor of Wingo, and Ruby Fowler of Fulton; one brother, Nathan Johnson Jr. of Hickman; one sister, Ruby Sharp of Fulton; 14 grandchildren, and 20 great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 11, 2013, at First Church of God with the Rev. Gary Poe officiating. Burial will be in Hickman City Cemetery.
Strong Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.