Ms. Rose Marie Williams-Dean was born in Davenport, Florida, on September 9, 1954, to the late Manning Smith and Ernestine Williams Smith.
In the early morning hours of April 28, 2021, angels ascend-ed upon her and escorted her home to her reward.
She attended the public schools of Hillsborough County, graduating from Middleton High School, Class of 1972.
Rose accepted Christ as her personal Savior very early in life and she loved the Lord with all her heart and soul. She was well versed in the Word and served God faithfully under the leader-ship of Apostle E. Lockhart of Miracle Faith Revivals, Inc. for over 30 years.
Rose loved to spend time with her family and always looked forward to birthdays and holidays, where she was surrounded by her loved ones.
Rose was preceded in death by both of her adoring parents: Earnestine Smith and Manning Smith; her loving brother, David Smith and her beautiful daughter, Shayla Williams.
She is survived by her children: Doniel (Leondra) Robinson, Antwan (Sandra) Williams, Sr., Shantell (Gayland) Nance, Demetrius Williams and Jeremey Williams; grandchildren: DawnShanique Robinson, Antwan Williams, Jr., Katoreya Williams, Dontavious Williams, Antianna Gallon, Antatianna Ghee, Zion Adams, Zevin Adams and Andrian Williams, Cedric Weems, Jr., Cedria Weems, Cameron Weems, Carmella Weems, Cherrodrick Weems and Tamiah Moore, Destiny Troupe, Deneycia Williams, Victoria Williams, Messiah Troupe, Jamie Williams and Demontrey Williams, Jermaine Williams, Jeremiah Williams and Jayceon Williams; sisters: Vivian Miller and Helen Moore; niece: Amber (Michael) Rudolph; nephew: Michael (Trynity) Miller; and a host of cousins, grand-nieces and grand-nephews, and friends.